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Death Toll for South Sudan Tanker Accident Rises to 150

Officials in South Sudan now say at least 150 people were killed when an overturned oil tanker exploded, killing people who were trying to siphon out the fuel. Officials originally reported the death toll in Wednesday's explosion at 85, but by Friday their tally had risen drastically. The blast took place on a road near the town of Maridi, some 250 kilometers west of the capital, Juba. The local government director of Maridi, John Saki, told the French news agency that the death...

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