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Saudi state television said 22 people have died and more than 110 people have been wounded in the explosion of a fuel tanker in the capital Riyadh.
The blast, which was caused by a traffic accident, caused widespread damage in the city:
More than 100 emergency officials are combing the site of the industrial building explosion in the Saudi capital of Riyadh in a search for victims.
Survivor Kushnoo Akhtara, 55, who was at work in the building, which housed the operations of a heavy machinery distributor, when the blast occurred said "lots of people" were left under rubble.
At least 10 people have been reportedly killed after an industrial building was nearly entirely destroyed in an explosion caused by a tanker carrying flammable liquid crashing in the Saudi Arabian capital.
Reuters reported the latest death toll, quoting witnesses and TV reports.
Officials in Riyadh said the fuel truck smashed into a concrete flyover, causing the multi-storey industrial building to be almost levelled and damaging several nearby buildings.
An industrial building in eastern Riyadh, the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia, was almost entirely destroyed by a large explosion on Thursday, a Reuters witness said.
The building was almost levelled by the blast, with one corner left standing, the witness said. Nearby vehicles were on fire and at least five fire engines were arriving at the scene.
The reason for the explosion was not immediately clear.