Gas tanker explodes in Worcester

The tanker overturned, unleashing an inferno, early on Wednesday morning. Courtesy #DStv403

WORCESTER - A truck transporting gas bottles has exploded in Worcester in the Western Cape.

The tanker overturned, unleashing an inferno early on Wednesday morning.

Two firefighters were injured in the blast.

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The explosion was so big, that locals reportedly felt a tremor several kilometres away.

Several streets in Worcester are closed this morning.