Dozens killed in Mozambique truck blast

A badly burned child arrives at the Provincial Hospital in Tete on November 17, 2016, after a truck carrying petrol burst into flamesAt least 73 people were killed and scores more injured when an oil tank truck burst into flames in a village in western Mozambique on Thursday, the nation’s public radio announced. “The death toll of the incident is now 73,” state-run Radio Mocambique announced, citing authorities in Tete. “The incident occurred when citizens tried to take petrol from a truck” in the village of Caphiridzange in Tete province, near Malawi, the government said in a statement.

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