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Explosion near Bologna, Italy airport injures dozens

2018-08-06 18:10
An explosion killed at least two people and injured dozens more near the Italian city of Bologna in an incident that caused a bridge to partially collapse. Italian police told the ANSA news agency on Aug. 6 that 14 people were seriously injured in the explosion, which was caused by a vehicle carrying flammable materials. The incident, which took place near the Bologna Airport, injured at least 50 people in all, but other media outlets reported that as many as 60 or 70 people were hurt. Video footage and photos posted on social media showed a massive explosion, fireball, and smoke. Italian police posted a video showing the damage done to the bridge after the blast, showing a crater in the road.