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Death toll in Saudi fuel truck blast rises to 22 -state TV

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Thu, 1 Nov 2012 10:13 GMT
Author: Reuters
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DUBAI, Nov 1 (Reuters) - The death toll from an explosion of a fuel tanker in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Thursday has risen to at least 22, Saudi state television said.

Al-Ekhbariya television also quoted a Saudi civil defence official as saying that 111 people were wounded in the incident, which was caused by a traffic accident along the route on which the fuel truck was travelling.

(Reporting by Sami Aboudi; editing by Mark Heinrich)

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