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Flammable Gas Cylinders Explode During Transportation Accident
This is a dashboard video taken from a motorist that was behind a commercial truck carrying cylinders with flammable compressed gas. This video demonstrates the amount of power and energy contained within flammable gas cylinders
By: DGM New York
This is a dashboard video taken from a motorist that was behind a commercial truck carrying cylinders with flammable compressed gas. This video demonstrates the amount of power and energy contained within flammable gas cylinders. It is easy to see that one compromised cylinder can be devastating, let alone a truck several dozen. There is not further information available other than this possibly taking place in Russia. The condition of the drivers is unknown.
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