Italy explosion: At least two dead in highway blast

08 August, 2018, 03:44 | Author: Carlos George
  • Video gran of fireball emanating after the explosion near Italy Airport

At least two people have been killed and more than 60 were injured, according to local media. Several people are believed to have been injured as well as two people dead.

Bologna is an important agricultural, industrial, financial and transport hub, and is one of the most wealthy cities in Italy.

The blast was triggered when the tanker truck collided with another truck, and that caused a partial collapse of the flyover onto a road below.

In this photo released by the Italian firefighters, an helicopter view of the explosion on a highway in the outskirts of Bologna, Italy, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018.

A gas tanker exploded on a motorway, killing three people and injuring 70.

Italian media reported that numerous injured were hit by debris and shattered glass after the explosion.

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Terrified residents reported their houses "shook" at around 12.50pm, as shattered glass led to a number of injuries.

Videos of the blast site showed flames shooting up in the air, followed by a thick cloud of black smoke.

Dramatic footage from the scene taken by a motorist driving towards the explosion shows a significant blast before he reverses away from the scene.

Local police said that there had been a collision on the motorway and an explosion happened in the subsequent fire.

Italian firefighters tweeted that they've sent multiple rescue and emergency squads, including one from their urban search and rescue team.

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