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Conflict Incident Report

Gas tanker explodes at Adonis industrial zone, triggering blaze

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March 27, 2015
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Lebanese Red Cross/Crescent

On 27 Mar 15, at around 1730hrs, a gas tanker truck exploded at the industrial zone in Adonis in the Zouk Mosbeh area, sparking a huge blaze. The Lebanese Red Cross said three people were injured in the incident. Plumes of black smoke could be seen billowing from the area as ambulances and firefighting vehicles were scrambled to the area. The flames reached the nearby buildings and security forces closed the roads.

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