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‘National tragedy’: Sierra Leone mourns victims of tanker blast (Sally Hayden, Al Jazeera)

Relatives of the dead and injured from Friday’s fuel tanker explosion in eastern Freetown, Sierra Leone, have been gathering at hospitals across the city, searching for their missing loved ones.

Dozens were waiting inside the compound of Connaught Hospital, central Freetown, on Sunday, where the largest numbers of injured were taken.

‘National tragedy’: Sierra Leone mourns victims of tanker blast | Features News | Al Jazeera