Fire at Hydrocarbon Warehouse Leaves 38 Injured in Tunis

At least 38 individuals suffered injuries in a fire that erupted on Thursday at a warehouse owned by a hydrocarbon distribution company situated in the Radès oil zone, a southern suburb of Tunis, civil protection authorities reported.

The blaze was swiftly contained thanks to the prompt intervention of civil protection teams. Authorities provided a preliminary tally of 38 casualties among the workers present at the scene, with four individuals listed in critical condition.

Eyewitness accounts collected by local media suggest that the fire was triggered by a gas leak, leading to multiple explosions within the production chain. Authorities are now working to determine the extent of the damage caused by the blaze.

Residents in the vicinity were urged to exercise caution as emergency crews worked to contain the situation and ensure the safety of the surrounding area.

 

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