Nothing less than 50 people have been reportedly killed after a fuel tanker crashed into a vehicle, leaving about 100 others in serious burns.
The accident happened in the village of Mbuta, the Democratic Republic of Congo about 130 km (80 miles) from the capital.
Deputy Governor of Kongo Central province, Atou Matubuana Nkuluki said: “We are mourning the death of about 50 people. There are also about 100 people with second-degree burns.”
The crash follows another incident in 2010 when a fuel tanker overturned and exploded, leaving at least 230 people dead.