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Liberia: Tanker Explosion Kills 50+

Republic of Liberia, commonly referred to as Liberia, is a country located in West Africa with a population of over 5 million residents as of 2023. It is bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, Ivory Coast, and the Atlantic Ocean. Liberia is Africa’s first and oldest independent republic.

According to recent reports, a fuel tanker crashed in the Totota region of the country and exploded after residents went to the crash site to take fuel. The report further mentions that 52 people died from injuries sustained from the explosion, with about 89 others critically hospitalized.