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Two dead in petrol-station explosion

Around 12 people injured say sources

(ANSA) - Rieti, December 5 - Two people are dead and about a dozen are injured after an explosion at a petrol station in the central province of Rieti, polices sources said on Wednesday. The dead people are a firefighter and a person who was near to the station when a liquefied petroleum gas tanker exploded at Borgo Quinzio, the sources said. "A red zone has been drawn up around all the area which has been sealed off for the moment," said the mayor of nearby Fara Sabina, Davide Basilicata.
    "We are waiting for the firefighters to give us the all clear and possible communications about evacuating the area".


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