Morogoro tanker explosion
At least 75 people have been killed and 60 injured in a fuel tanker explosion in Morogoro, Tanzania.
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Thailand reports their first case of the 501.V2 variant in a person who travelled from Tanzania and undergoes mandatory quarantine.
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A road accident in Tanzania leaves 20 dead and 45 others injured.
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Police in Tanzania arrest a Kenyan national who was attempting to sell an albino man.