At least 61 people killed in a fuel tanker explosion in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (CNN)At least 61 people were killed and 70 injured when a fuel tanker exploded on a busy road in Tanzania, government spokesperson Hassan Abbas said. Stephene said the crash attracted a large crowd. When someone noticed the truck’s cargo was leaking, many rushed to get buckets and containers to collect the fuel. According to eyewitnesses, there were more than 150 people at the scene when the truck exploded around 20 minutes after the accident. “We just heard an explosion and then the motorbikes were falling all over the place, we were running around,” said Hamza Jones, one of the witnesses. “I fell down there because everyone was trying to run and so they were pushing each …