55 dead after trying to steal fuel in Niger, West Africa

55 dead after trying to steal fuel in Niger, West Africa

A tanker full of fuel has rolled and resulted In the deaths of over 50 people. These opportunistic thieves paid with their lives trying to acquire free fuel.

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Max Maidment
Max Maidment 1 year

Im sure blue shirt and hat guy is holding a cigarette there...

Hugo Stiglitz
Hugo Stiglitz 1 year

what a relief, for an awful moment there I thought it happened somewhere important.

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 1 year

A tragedy of course, but: "A crowd of people came to try and collect the fuel that leaked out as a result of the accident. Scores of people have died in similar accidents in West Africa as impoverished people risk their lives to collect fuel leaking from pipelines or trucks."

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