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Explosion rips through industrial building in Saudi Arabia's capital

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People walk among rubble at the site of a fuel truck explosion in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Nov. 1, 2012. A fuel truck exploded after hitting portions of a bridge, engulfing buildings and cars in flames, witnesses and officials said.

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An injured man lies on a stretcher after an explosion in eastern Riyadh on November 1, 2012.

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People walk among debris at the site of a fuel truck explosion in Riyadh on Nov. 1, 2012.

NBC News staff and wire reports — Updated at 9:39 a.m. ET: At least 22 people were killed when a fuel truck crashed into an overpass in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Thursday, triggering an explosion that brought down an industrial building and torched nearby vehicles, officials and state media said

Health ministry spokesman Saad al-Qahtani said 135 people were injured in the disaster. He told state television they were mostly men and included some foreigners. Click here for updates on this developing story.

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