Fuel tank explosion injures 2 near Ramallah
Published Tuesday 18/12/2012 (updated) 19/12/2012 17:14
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) -- A fuel tank exploded in a gas station near Qalandiya refugee camp in Ramallah on Tuesday, injuring two workers.
Civil defense officer Luay Bani Audah told Ma’an maintenance workers were welding near a diesel tank when sparks set it alight, causing an explosion. He said two workers sustained fractures and burns and were evacuated to a hospital in Ramallah.
Civil defense officers brought the fire under control.