Shell Pakistan responsible for tanker fire

Pakistani authorities on Friday held Shell Pakistan Limited, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell in the country, responsible for a recent oil tanker fire that has killed over 200 people and wounded dozens others.

Imran Ghaznavi, spokesman of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (OGRA), told Xinhua that OGRA has ordered Shell Pakistan to pay 1 million rupees (about 9,400 U.S. dollars) and half a million rupees (about 4,700 U.S. dollars) for each of the killed and wounded respectively.

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