Tanker Explodes on Canal in NW Germany

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

According to a report from HardEx.com, a tanker caught fire while being loaded with highly flammable fuel on a German canal in the town of Lingen an der Ems, in the northwestern state of Lower Saxony. A series of massive explosions rocked the ship near a BP oil refinery on the Dortmund-Ems canal where the ship was being loaded and a significant amount of fuel leaked out.

(Source: Hardex.com)
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