Moment a fallen fuel tanker exploded while people were scooping fuel in Colombia (Video)

The terrifying moment an overturned petrol tanker exploded while people were scooping fuel in Colombia, was captured on video.

The incident occurred on Monday, July 6, on the road connecting the towns of Barranquilla and Cienaga, in northern Colombia.

At least seven people were killed and more than 50 were injured when the tanker exploded in northern Colombia as people were scooping fuel.

Reacting to the incident: Mayor of Pueblo Viejo, Fabian Obispo said: “Unfortunately a vehicle full of fuel exploded and killed about seven people.

“More than 50 people are injured. It is a tragic situation that the town of Pueblo Viejo is undergoing,” he said, adding the fatal victims have yet to be identified.

The injured were taken to several hospitals in the area.

Watch the terrifying video below. 

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