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Nigeria oil tanker fire kills more than 100

Oil Tanker Accident in Nigeria

More than 100 people who rushed to scoop up fuel after a Nigerian petrol tanker tipped over Thursday were killed when the vehicle and pools of spilled oil caught fire. Children were among those killed, while dozens more were badly burned, despite a warning from troops who arrived at the crash site that a blaze could ignite at any moment.

Senh: What the hell were those people thinking? It's summer. Even if it's not summer, oil can easily catch fire.


Somali pirates hijack oil tanker going to US

Somali pirates seized a tanker carrying crude oil from Saudi Arabia to the United States in the increasingly dangerous waters off East Africa, an official said Monday, an attack that could pose a huge environmental or security threat to the region....


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