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Free Gas! Just step around the burned bodies.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Batman, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Gasoline tanker explodes in Kenya, and 100 are killed. Scores more are injured. Just horrific. As was the locals' reaction -- pick up whatever might hold some fuel so you can siphon it off.
    Thank God the United States isn't that callous yet. I get that Kenya is a poor country. But ... damn.

    http://news.aol.com/article/gasoline-blaze-kenya/324445
     
  2. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    This happens more often than you think... Nigeria has had several incidents of pipeline explosions in recent years, with similar death tolls.
     
  3. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    And then someone lit a cigarette ...
     
  4. Like that wouldn't happen here ... I could totally see it if people thought they could get away with it.
     
  5. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    Those aren't really accidents. People tap into the pipelines specifically to steal from them. Sometimes it doesn't end well.
     
  6. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Isn't that callous yet? If he wasn't dead, I'm sure that Wal-Mart security guard from Long Island who got trampled the day after Thanksgiving would disagree.
     
  7. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    Yeah, but to be fair, they did have an awesome deal on Rock Band.
     
  8. KevinmH9

    KevinmH9 Active Member

    Hell, this isn't any different then Black Friday at your local Walmart. Fighting, and new this year we saw someone die.
     
  9. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    This could never happen in the U.S.

    http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090129/METRO08/901290400
     
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