Bodaboda riders bore the brunt of Tanzania fuel tanker fire

Two men carry the remains of a burnt out motorbike after a fuel tanker exploded on August 10, 2019, in Morogoro, 200 kilometres west of the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam. It was a scene of horror. PHOTO | STRINGER | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Videos shot by amateurs showed the moments when people were carrying buckets and jerricans towards the tanker.
  • Some are seen tapping the spilling fuel from the trenches and on the ground.
  • Soldiers from the Tanzania People’s Defence Forces thronged the area to carry out a rescue operation.

Dar es Salaam

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