A tanker truck exploded yesterday on a crowded highway near to an Italian city Bologna, killing two and more than 70 injured, some with severe burns and a part of the expressway got collapsed.
Some of them got injured because of the window glass bursted during the explosion in a nearby barracks.It is not confirmed yet, whether the truck was carrying liquefied petroleum. A police videotape shows the truck break failing and hitting the rear of a truck stopped in traffic and explosion by the impact. Another truck appeared to hit the tanker from behind. After few minutes, as when the highway was cleared of most other vehicles, there was a second explosion in which the eight lanes of the highway was covered with thick black smoke.