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Two Dead and 13 Wounded Following Petrol Station Explosion in Italy

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Thu, 06 Dec 2018 19:50 GMT

Two people have been killed and 13 injured when a gas station exploded near Rome on Wednesday, reports AFP.

One of the firefighters died, as did a wounded civilian, "the fire department said in a tweet on its Twitter account. Salaria is about 30 km north-east of Rome.

"Seven firefighters were injured in the explosion of a gas station in Salaria, and there are eight more injured," the statement said.

The explosion occurred when a fuel tank emptied its cargo in the tank of the station.


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