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Massive explosion kills 2 and injures 60+ in Italy


dpa, Hamburg, Germany

Rome (dpa) – An unexplained explosion that destroyed a lorry near Bologna’s airport has Italian officials seeking answers, a local government spokesman said Monday.

The local fire company tweeted that the lorry was a tanker. Airport officials tweeted that operations were unaffected.

An aerial photograph shared by fire crews showed dark smoke and several cars, which had also caught fire, in a parking lot. The Ansa news service reported that there might be injuries. There has been no official statement, though parts of the highway were blocked.


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