Charred remains and wrecked cars are all that remain after a deadly collision involving a fuel tanker in the capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown.

Image source, ReutersImage caption, The fuel tanker caused a massive explosion which rocked Freetown on Friday nightImage source, ReutersImage caption, The enormous blast has injured hundreds of people and occurred after this tanker collided with a smaller lorryImage source, ReutersImage caption, Scores of cars and smaller motorcycles have been left destroyed by the explosionImage source, ReutersImage caption, Freetown Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr says the exact scale of the damage done to property is unknownImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Firefighters battled some blazes well into Saturday as hundreds of people were treated by medics for severe burnsImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, By early on Saturday morning security services had secured the sceneImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Soldiers patrolled the area as the government came to grips with the tragedy