In Bong County: Ten Persons Fear Dead, Several Injured After Gas Tanker Caught Fire
According to an online platform, the https://thepeoplenewsonline.com/ several persons are reported feared dead after a gas tanker traveling from Monrovia to Ganta caught fire in the Mulbah Hill Community along the main Gbarnga-Monrovia Highway at approximately 5:30 this evening, based on accounts from Totota, Salala District.
The vehicle had previously fallen in the road’s drainage, close to to the Upper Room Church, and residents in the tens were assisting in the removal of the truck and/or clearing gasoline spills when it burst into flames.
It is thought that some community members were unable to flee the fire, with only a few surviving but suffering severe burns.
Lower Bong County’s commercial metropolis is inconsolable as a journalist reporting from the scene confirms witnessing 10 fatalities and an unspecified number of injuries.