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Sierra Leone oil tanker explosion kills at least 99 people in capital as president mourns ‘horrendous loss of life’

Sky News

November 6, 2021

By Alexa Phillips, news reporter

At least 99 people have been killed after an oil tanker exploded near Sierra Leone’s capital, with the country’s president mourning the “horrendous loss of life”.

More than 100 victims were taken to hospitals and clinics across the city, deputy health minister Amara Jambai said.

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