RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- A truck transporting fuel exploded Thursday in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, killing ten people and wounding some 50 others, Al-Arabiya television reported.
The explosion took place in the eastern part of Riyadh when the driver hit a bridge on top of Shaikh Jaber road. The accident damaged several vehicles and nearby houses, Al Arabiya added. The injured including the driver were referred to the nearby hospital, while no official statistics were released yet about the exact deaths and injuries. The civil defense controlled the fire of the explosion.