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DEADLY FUEL TANKER EXPLODED IN LOA, SOLDIERS STEALING FUEL FROM THE WRECKAGE

Loa, 22 December 2019: Deadly explosion after a fuel tanker collided with Noah Toyota at Loa, Okudu Maria, Pageri County which brought the traffic along Juba-Nimule highway to stand still on Friday afternoon, the deadly explosion from the fuel tankers set a tick smoke into the sky which has been seen up to Pageri.   

The circumstance in which the trailer ferrying fuel going to the direction of Juba collision with Noah Toyota Passenger remains unknown. the Fuel Tanker exploded shortly after it has collided with the car and the passenger car as a result burned into ashes, it is not clear whether passengers in both fuel tanker and Noah Toyota survived given the grave nature of the explosion.

However, when our regional correspondent visited the scene on Sunday, the area is still condoned and he witnessed first-hand information seeing the SSPDF soldiers attached to Loa area are still scooping oil on the ground while smoking. 

The soldiers have refused to grant access to our reporter to take pictures from the scene, and their commander who was also scooping some oil in the jerrycan has banned his soldiers from speaking to our reporter. 

Andrew Olweny 

SSLN 

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