The number of victims in the explosion in Bologna, rose to 84 people
The number of victims in the explosion in the Italian city of Bologna has grown to 84 employees, according to La Repubblica. 14 of them are in serious condition. Earlier it was reported about 67 victims. The number of deaths has not increased, it was reported about two victims.
We will remind, near Bologna, three vehicles collided, triggering a powerful explosion. One of them was carrying cars, collided on a bridge with a tanker truck loaded with flammable substances. Police blocked part of the road where there was an emergency and the adjacent territory of the local airport.
#BorgoPanigale #6ago 17:00, esplosione autocisterna: spente le fiamme, le operazioni in corso di raffreddamento. Squadre #vigilidelfuoco verificano la presenza di vittime pic.twitter.com/PFynIG5aoJ
— Vigili del Fuoco (@emergenzavvf) August 6, 2018.
#BorgoPanigale #Bologna pic.twitter.com/r8hXdeMpXd
— ildice (@ildicece) August 6, 2018.
The flames that emerged after the explosion of the tank, spread to the Parking lot under the bridge. Soon it spread to other vehicles, which ignited and exploded. By this time the fire is out, circumstances of incident are investigated.