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Vacuum tanker explosion kills two, injures one in Kuwait

11 January 2021

Two people were killed in a vacuum tanker explosion on January 8. The force of the blast blew the tanker 30 metres down a road and caused injuries to a third person.

Representative image: Shutterstock
Representative image: Shutterstock

According to the Kuwait Times, the explosion occurred while the three workers were welding the tanker which is used to transport fuel. Two men were declared dead at the scene while the third worker was rushed to hospital.

The Kuwait Fire Force said that a case had already been filed to begin an investigation into the incident.

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