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Media: in Colombia, the number of victims of explosion of a fuel tanker rose to 41

The death toll in the explosion of a tanker with gasoline in Colombia has reached 41, radio station RCN.

The sixth of July on the side of the highway "Cienaga - Barranquilla" near the Colombian village of Tasajera in the North overturned tanker truck. Locals with cans crowded around the tanker after the explosion occurred. Earlier it was reported 38 dead.

According to radio station, according to the latest report of the authorities, the death toll has risen to 41 after Friday died another man, who was in the hospital in Valledupar.

In addition, in various medical centers 31 man continues to fight for life, in some cases they will have a skin graft, among them one minor.

According to the Governor of the Department of Magdalena Carlos Caicedo on Friday to Bogota arrived a donation to a hospital in the U.S. state of Texas in the form of 35 thousand square centimeters of skin for treatment of patients with burn injuries.