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Updated News: At least 23 were killed and at least 135 were injured in this disaster.
A fuel tanker crashed into a flyover causing an explosion around 7.20 a.m. local time on Thursday, November 1, 2012 near the Saudi National Guard building in eastern Riyadh’s industrial area.
The Associated Press reported that at least 14 people were killed and at least 60 people were injured.
A several story industrial building collapsed by the blast, leaving only one corner standing.
Several other vehicles on the flyover were set on fire because of the explosion.
Other nearby building were also damaged.
The death toll could rise as rescue crews picked through the charred vehicles and rubble.