Sunday May 01, 2022

VIDEO: Massive blaze guts 20 oil tankers in Pakistani city of Nowshera

VIDEO: Massive blaze guts 20 oil tankers in Pakistani city of Nowshera

Firefighters try to douse a fire at a oil tanker terminal in Nowshera on Saturday. AFP

A massive blaze gutted at least 20 oil tankers parked at the Tarujaba oil depot in Nowshera district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Saturday evening, Dawn News reported.

Police and Rescue 1122 officials said the blaze started at around 3:00pm and was brought under control late at night.

Both the police and Rescue 1122 did not say how the blaze started. A video clip of the incident posted online showed several oil tankers parked in the yard with some of them engulfed by flames.