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3 May, 2007 10:11

Southern Russia: 3 die in highway explosion

Southern Russia: 3 die in highway explosion

Three people have been killed in the Samara region of southern Russia after a gas canister exploded in a mini van on a highway. The explosion took place when the van crashed into a truck performing road works.

Witnesses report that 14 people were in the mini van at the time of the accident. 

Injured have been taken to local hospitals.