Gas tanker catches fire, explodes: 10 burnt alive

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Jaipur, Dec 14: Ten persons were burnt alive and 12 others injured when a gas tanker caught fire and exploded on the highway near Beelpur village, 35 kms from here, late last night.

Seven vehicles going through the highway at the time also caught fire. The accident caused a huge traffic jam on the national highway which was cleared in the morning.

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Out of the ten killed, three have been identified as Dakshul (6), Radhamohan (40) and Vinod (37), SP, Jaipur (Rural) Nitin Deep said.

The cause of the fire is still not clear, he said.

PTI

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