Fuel depot blast in Libya`s Sirte kills 100

A fuel tank exploded in Muammar Gaddafi`s hometown Sirte killing more than 100 people less than a week after the deposed despot was captured and killed.

Last Updated: Oct 25, 2011, 14:35 PM IST

Tripoli: A fuel tank exploded in Muammar
Gaddafi`s hometown Sirte killing more than 100 people less
than a week after the deposed despot was captured and killed
there, a military commander said on Tuesday.

"There was an enormous explosion and a huge fire. More
than 100 people were killed and 50 others wounded" in Monday
night`s blast, National Transitional Council commander Leith
Mohammed told AFP.

Tripoli: A fuel tank exploded in Muammar
Gaddafi`s hometown Sirte killing more than 100 people less
than a week after the deposed despot was captured and killed
there, a military commander said on Tuesday.

"There was an enormous explosion and a huge fire. More
than 100 people were killed and 50 others wounded" in Monday
night`s blast, National Transitional Council commander Leith
Mohammed told AFP.