Libya/Crisis: 100 people killed in explosion in Sirte

Over one hundred people were killed and at least fifty others injured in a fuel tank explosion last night in Sirte, a commander of the National Transitional Council (CNT) reported. The tank exploded when people were standing in the queue at the gas station to fill their cars.

Authorities made no comments on the cause of the explosion, which may have been an accident. Other details of the incident were not disclosed so far.