Italy explosion: 3 dead, 67 injured

DN Bureau

At least three people were killed and 67 others wounded in an explosion on the Bologna highway of Italy.

A site of the incident
A site of the incident

Bologna: At least three people were killed and 67 others wounded in an explosion on the Bologna highway of Italy.

The incident occurred when a gas tanker truck exploded.

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According to the police, the explosion took place at Bologna Casalecchio and the junction with the A14 route from Bologna to Taranto.

A spokesman for the local health agency Marco Granna said that around 55 people were taken to the hospital for treatment of first-, second- and third-degree burns.

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Two police officers were also reportedly injured in the explosion. Police have warned public against going near the area of the explosion. (ANI)

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