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UPDATE: Death toll in Saudi fuel truck blast rises to 22, state TV reports

At least 22 people are killed when fuel tanker explodes in oil-rich kingdom, according to reports in Saudi state media

Reuters , Thursday 1 Nov 2012
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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 had been wounded in the incident, which was caused by a traffic accident along the route on which the fuel truck was travelling.

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