The British Embassy in Libya offered its condolences to the families of the fuel explosion victims in the Municipality of Bint Baya, south of Libya, on Monday.

A truck carrying gasoline collided on the road linking Sabha and Ubari on Monday before it burst into flames, killing at least nine people and injuring 70 others, many in critical condition.

The embassy expressed solidarity with the victims and families of the incident and said it stands with the people of Bint Baya Municipality at this difficult time.