On Wednesday 28 December 2022, local authorities announced that charges continue to deteriorate five days after a tanker explosion near Johannesburg. Currently, 26 people have died.
Regarding the results, the police have confirmed that the number has now reached 26 people. We have lost 26 of his people in this tragedy,” Gauteng Chief Minister Panyaza lesufi said during a trip to visit the families of the victims.
Ten people were killed Saturday after a truck full of petrol got stuck under a tunnel near a hospital in Boksburg, about 40 kilometres east of Johannesburg. State health officials said the accident “caused a water leak and caused a massive explosion within 500 meters that caused extensive damage.” Eight people died from “severe burns and injuries,” it said Monday. and eight have since.