Four Killed As Fuel Tanker Catches Fire In Mizoram


Guwahati: At least four people were killed while dozen were injured after a tanker carrying petrol caught fire near Mizoram’s Tuirial Airfield on Saturday evening.

As per reports, the incident occurred at Tuirial village, about 18 kilometres east of the state capital Aizawl, at around 6 pm when the tanker was going to Champhai.

The tanker caught fire when locals tried to collect petrol oozing out of the tanker due to some reason.

Many of those injured or assumed to have been killed were attempting to collect fuel, while others were attempting to put out the fire from the wrecked tanker, locals said.

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