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Scores Die in Fuel Tanker Explosion in Niger

At least 58 people have died near Niger's capital Niamey after an overturned tanker truck exploded as crowds tried to collect spilled fuel. The blast on the main road near Niamey's international airport left the burnt truck's wreckage, motorbikes and debris scattered over the road. Nearby houses were also damaged by fire.

Fifty-eight people died in Niger's capital, Niamey, overnight, when an overturned tanker truck exploded.

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