The tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas exploded at a highway exit in Taizhou in Zhejiang province on Saturday afternoon, an earlier report said. The blast sent flames and a cloud of smoke high into the sky, state-media pictures showed.
Egypt’s Health Ministry said 12 people suffering burns and smoke inhalation were rushed to a hospital for treatment, and all hospitals near the site were preparing to receive more injured.
The explosion was said to be near Dubai’s Jebel Ali.
The authority responsible for dealing with disasters said 70 homes were damaged and firefighting was still going on, although 15 hours had passed since the blast in Samut Prakan province. The cause of the explosion is not yet known.
At least 52 people were killed in a fire that broke out in a food factory in Bangladesh on Friday, while emergency services removed more bodies from the flames.
He wrote on Twitter, “I am proud of my team for the speedy response and professionally handling of the fire incident in one of the ship’s containers in Jebel Ali Port... ”
A schoolgirl in Kazakhstan has died after her charging smartphone exploded on her pillow as she slept.
Lebanon's foreign minister said on French radio on Thursday that an investigating committee had been given four days to determine responsibility for the blast, which killed 145 people and wounded at least 5,000.
Macron was speaking during the first visit by a foreign leader to the Lebanese capital since the biggest blast in its history tore through the city, killing at least 145 people, injured 5,000 and leaving swathes of the capital in tatters.
The Starship rocket destroyed in the accident was a 16-story-tall prototype for the heavy-lift launch vehicle being developed by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s private space company to carry humans and 100 tons of cargo on future missions