OBSERVATION: People can be clueless

FROM THE WSJ 

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“We warned them, we told them this oil can catch fire any second but a lot of people still came.”

Imran Shah, a highway police spokesman, on the explosion of a fuel truck in Pakistan that killed at least 138 people and injured nearly 150 others. Traffic officials closed the highway on either side of the overturned truck, but a large crowd, including residents of nearby villages, gathered to try to scoop up the fuel.

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Wonder if they were just so poor that it was worth the risk?

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