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Petrol tanker engulfed in flames

Update: June, 01/2018 - 12:00
The tanker was destroyed along with the motorcycles parked nearby.—Photo giadinhvietnam.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — A tanker burst into flames while refuelling a petrol station in Cần Thơ Province yesterday. Firefighters spent half an hour getting the blaze under control. Unfortunately, the driver of the tanker sustained serious burns.

The fire started around 12:00 pm at Gas station No. 3 on Nguyễn Văn Cừ Road, Ninh Kiều District, Cần Thơ Province.

Fortunately, the fuel in the tanker didn’t leak, and the petrol station was spared from serious damage. However, the tanker was destroyed along with several motorcycles parked nearby.

The injured driver was rushed to nearby Cần Thơ Medical University Hospital for treatment.

The fire fighting force continued to monitor the area and is currently investigating the cause of the incident. — VNS.

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