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Tragedy in Sulaimani: Fuel Tank Explosion Claims One Life

Gulan Media June 12, 2024 News
Tragedy in Sulaimani: Fuel Tank Explosion Claims One Life

A fuel tank explosion on the rooftop of a residential building in Sulaimani's Ashti neighborhood has tragically claimed the life of one person.

The victim, identified as Hassan Sultan Farhadi, was a blacksmith working on welding the tank when it ignited, according to Diyar Ibrahim, Director of Civil Defense in Sulaimani. The resulting fire spread to nearby buildings before being contained by emergency crews.

Footage circulating on social media captured the devastating explosion. Thankfully, swift action by civil defense teams prevented further casualties and damage.

This incident serves as a stark reminder of the dangers associated with handling and welding fuel tanks. It underscores the importance of adhering to strict safety protocols to prevent such tragedies.

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