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In Colombia, the explosion of a fuel tanker killed seven people

The head of the Colombian municipality of Puebloviejo announced on his page in Facebook about the explosion of busovaca, which killed at least 7 people and more than 50 suffered burns.

"At 48 km in the area of the terminal pay-highway blew up a car with fuel. At least seven people were killed, over 50 suffered burns," said David Fabian Obispo.

According to information from social networks, confirmed by photographs, the locals with cans gathered near the overturned tanker, leaking gasoline in the moment when prizoshel explosion.

According to the head of the municipality, the official details about the number of casualties will be announced later. At the scene working fire brigades and ambulances.