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230 killed as petrol tanker explodes in eastern Congo

Officials said the explosion on Friday evening also injured 196 people, adding that the death toll could still rise.

They described scenes of devastation in the town of Sange, where houses were burnt and bodies littered streets. Some people died while trying to steal fuel leaking from the tanker…

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Congo Rail Disaster Toll Reaches 76

Railway staff in Congo are searching for more bodies two days after a train accident killed at least 76 people.

Amid the stench of rotting bodies and of fish that was being transported on the train that derailed on Monday evening, about 100 railway employees cleared the way for a crane to lift …

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