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Truck blast in Saudi Arabia kills at least 22

Last Updated: Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 18:22

Zeenews Bureau

Riyadh: At least 22 people were killed and 111 others were injured when a gas tanker truck transporting fuel exploded on Thursday in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, Al-Arabiya television reported.
The explosion took place in the eastern part of Riyadh when the driver hit a bridge on Shaikh Jaber road, at about 7:30 am (local time), causing a gas leak, a news agency reported.
The accident damaged several vehicles and nearby houses, reported Xinhua quoting Al Arabiya.

(With Agency inputs)

First Published: Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 15:13
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