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VIDEO: 2 dead, as many as 70 injured in Italian tanker truck explosion

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(Credit: Italian State Police) (Credit: Italian State Police)

Police in Italy say at least two people have died in the explosion on a highway near the northern city of Bologna that collapsed part of a raised highway.

Police also said in a statement Monday that between 60 and 70 people were injured, some with serious burns, when a tanker truck carrying explosive materials was in a traffic accident.

The news agency ANSA said the tanker was carrying liquefied petroleum gas. The explosion sent flames soaring into the air.

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