Italy: Seven killed in blast at fireworks factory

  • A massive explosion at a fireworks factory near southern Italy’s Bari city has killed at least seven people, reports say.

    Several people have also been injured at Bruscella factory in Modugno town. Some of the injuries were described as serious.  

    An initial blast triggered several explosions and a blaze, which is posing a threat to an adjacent forest.

    The cause of the blast was not immediately clear. Firemen and ambulances gathered on the scene.



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