11 dead in Afghanistan fire

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Kabul, Aug 25: At least 11 people were killed and 18 others injured after a reservoir of liquefied gas caught fire in Afghanistan's Herat city, sources said on Tuesday.

"The incident took place in a reservoir of a gas company in Herat city on Monday after a gas truck exploded near the complex."

Afghanistan: 11 dead in fire

The death toll may further rise as the fire caused huge damages to the nearby residential areas," Xinhua quoted a local police officer as saying.

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