Death toll in Peru tanker explosion rises to 30


A tanker truck carrying 10,000 litres of liquefied gas exploded on January 23 in Lima's Villa El Salvador district in Peru. – EPA pic, February 14, 2020.

THE death toll from the explosion of a gas tanker in Lima last month has risen to 30, Peru’s health ministry. 

Two women and a man were the most recent to succumb to burns from a fireball that occurred when the tanker truck carrying 10,000 litres of liquefied gas exploded on January 23. 


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