Tanker Truck Explodes on Highway in Italy, Two Dead

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ITALY — Two people died after this explosion on a highway in Italy.

As many as 70 people were hurt, some with serious burns.  

A tanker truck carrying explosive materials was involved in a traffic accident.  

The truck driver was carrying liquefied petroleum gas.  

The explosion sent flames soaring into the air.

The incident happened near the northern city of Bologna.

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