An oil truck blast leaves at least 100 people dead, 50 injured

Juba, September 17, 2015 (SSNA) – South Sudan’s oil truck exploded killing at least 85 people and wounded 50 more, South Sudan’s Presidency said.

"Eighty five people are confirmed dead by the local authorities," Presidential Spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny was quoted by the Reuters as saying.
However, sources at the site of blast told the South Sudan News Agency (SSNA) that more than 100 people are confirmed dead.
Ateny added that the oil truck run off the road and eventually overturned before an explosion occurred, adding that those who were killed were people who tried to siphon fuel from the truck.
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