Big Explosion in Italy – level 2

10-08-2018 07:00

A tanker failed to stop ahead of a line of traffic and crashed into a lorry. Fire quickly broke out, and there was later a huge explosion.

People say that the truck was carrying LPG, which is highly flammable. Two people died in the accident, and 70 people were injured.

The explosion was so big that it left a hole in the road.

Difficult words: tanker (a big lorry for carrying liquids), break out (start suddenly), huge (very big), LPG (a type of gas), flammable (easily set on fire).

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