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Deadly Congo Oil Tanker Blast
At least 230 people were killed in the Congo after a fuel truck exploded on a rural highway.
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Congo Oil Tanker Blast

July 3: A resident of the town of Sange, Congo, inspects the fire damage on a building which used to be a restaurant after an oil explosion struck through the town. A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned Friday night, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed scores of bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy roadside shacks, officials and witnesses said Saturday. 

(AP)

Congo Oil Tanker Blast

July 3: Volunteers of the Congolese Red Cross carry a body bag containing the victim of an oil explosion for burial in Sange, Congo. A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned Friday night, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed scores of bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy roadside shacks, officials and witnesses said Saturday. 

(AP)

Congo Oil Tanker Blast

July 3: People inspect a burned down restaurant following an oil tanker explosion in Sange, Congo. A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed about 220 bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy roadside shacks, officials and witnesses said Saturday. 

(AP)

Congo Oil Tanker Blast

July, 3: Volunteers of the Congolese Red Cross carry a body bag bearing a victim of oil tanker explosion in Sange, Congo. A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed scores of bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy roadside shacks, officials and witnesses said Saturday. 

(AP)

Congo Oil Tanker Blast

July 3: A young girl covers her nose and mouth from the ashes that rises from the smoldering ruins of houses burned on the night before in Sange, Congo. A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned Friday night, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed scores of bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy roadside shacks, officials and witnesses said Saturday.

(AP)

Congo Oil Tanker Blast

July 3: 10-year-old Olivier Jerrard who survived an oil explosion takes a rest in Sange, Congo. A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned Friday night, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed scores of bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy roadside shacks, officials and witnesses said Saturday. 

(AP)

Congo Oil Tanker Blast

July 3: U.N. engineer uses a heavy equipment to bury victims' bodies following an oil tanker explosion in Sange, Congo. A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed scores of bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy roadside shacks, officials and witnesses said Saturday. 

(AP)

Congo Oil Tanker Blast

July 3: Workers and volunteers from the Red Cross and members of U.N. bury victims of oil tanker explosion in a mass grave in Sange, Congo. A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed scores of bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy roadside shacks, officials and witnesses said Saturday. 

(AP)

Congo Oil Tanker Blast

July 3: An inhabitant of the town of Sange, eastern Congo, walks past the burned out wreckage of a tanker truck that was involved in a accident Friday night. The tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed scores of bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy roadside shacks, officials and witnesses said Saturday.

(AP)

Congo Oil Tanker Blast

July 3: Residents walk across the courtyard of the burned part of the town of Sange, Congo. A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed scores of bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy roadside shacks, officials and witnesses said Saturday. 

(AP)

Deadly Congo Oil Tanker Blast

At least 230 people were killed in the Congo after a fuel truck exploded on a rural highway.

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