Boksburg explosion: Ekurhuleni metro report released

January 6, 2023 0 By Cypher9ja

While the death toll of the 24 December Boksburg gas truck explosion climbed to 37 this week, a report by the Ekurhuleni metro details some of the challenges on the scene of the incident. The report reveals that attempts to first cool down the gas, to make the leak manageable as it has a very low boiling point, and manage the 60 000 litres of LPG, were unsuccessful and that attempts to shoo away onlookers, many of whom later became fatalities or casualties, were equally unsuccessful. Report details There are still about 50 injured people in hospital. The report, addressed…