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Fuel tanker explosion claims 98 in Sierra Leone******
A massive fireball, sparked by a fuel tanker explosion, killed 98 people in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, the West African country's disaster management agency said on Saturday.。
The blast happened when a fuel tanker collided with another truck at a petrol station on Friday night, according to witnesses.。
The flames then spread, burning people in cars and on roads nearby.。
The majority of the victims were street vendors and motorcyclists, many of whom were caught in the blaze while trying to retrieve fuel leaking from the tanker before it ignited, according to volunteer worker Jusu Jacka Yorma.。
The National Disaster Management Agency said in a statement that 98 deaths had been recorded so far and "92 survivors are currently admitted to various hospitals in Freetown."
A nurse at a hospital where victims were sent said that many of them had sustained "serious injuries."
Rescue operations continued under police supervision on Saturday.。
Hundreds of people gathered at the site, many searching for missing relatives under the eye of security forces, witnesses said, adding that contrary to some initial reports, a fuel depot near the accident did not explode.。
Video footage showed a burnt-out tanker and a truck, and the surrounding area littered with husks of vehicles, some still smouldering.。
"Deeply disturbed by the tragic fires and the horrendous loss of life," President Julius Maada Bio wrote on Twitter.。
"My profound sympathies with families who have lost loved ones and those who have been maimed as a result. My government will do everything to support affected families."
Freetown mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr said she was "deeply saddened" by the explosion.。
"The video and photo footage making rounds on social media are harrowing," she wrote on Facebook.。
Despite being rich in diamonds Sierra Leone remains one of the world's poorest countries, its economy was devastated during a 1991-2002 civil war that left 120,000 dead.。
Accidents involving petrol tankers have happened before in the former British colony of 7.5 million.。
In other parts of Africa, similar incidents have also left many dead as people gather to collect leaking fuel.。
In 2009, more than 100 people were killed when a petrol tanker overturned northwest of Kenyan capital Nairobi and an explosion burnt those gathering to try and grab some of the fuel.。
At least 100 people were killed when a tanker exploded in Tanzania in 2019, while in 2015 more than 200 perished in a similar accident in South Sudan.。
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Wu Lei big draw in La Liga charity auction******
MADRID, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- Espanyol's Chinese striker Wu Lei has proved to be one of the biggest attractions in an auction carried out to help raise funds for people affected by the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma.
In order to raise funds to help people evacuate from their homes, La Liga is auctioning the signed shirts of all of the players who played in the ninth round of matches in the tournament last weekend.
With a bid of 1,400 euros (1,630 U.S. dollars), the shirt Wu Lei wore in Espanyol's win over Cadiz on Monday is currently the second-highest valued of all the shirts, which are up for grabs until November 2.
The most highly valued shirt belongs to FC Barcelona striker Memphis Depay (1,899 euros).
Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Athletic Club and Granada have so far not entered the auction as they didn't play last weekend, but the offer for Wu Lei's shirt, which comes from China, shows how his presence helps raise the club's profile in his homeland. Enditem