The organization sent 24 teams on the scene in the Akkar district.
The owner of the vehicle remains unknown, though National News Agency presumed that the truck was confiscated by the army and the explosion happened after local residents had quarreled to get some gas in the absence of military personnel at night. Other details of the catastrophe have not been found out yet.
An investigation has been launched, comments from eyewitnesses and the wounded are expected to come up soon.
Rescue forces are looking for other victims and missing people.
The blast was already compared with the explosion of 2020 in Beirut, which killed more than 200 and injured several thousand people. On 4 August, a massive explosion occurred in the Beirut Port and destroyed large areas of the city.
The country has been in a deep economic crisis since 2019. It resulted in an energy crisis since the country had no funds to pay foreign suppliers and the national currency devaluated by more than 90%.
Mass exodus from Lebanon because of the energy crisis and coming disaster.
Sadly, this represents who has the $ to leave. The masses of poor people will be stuck and suffer immensely. pic.twitter.com/6NLqP9ALtg