Italian Tanker blast in Turkey

A heavy explosion hit Italian tanker in İzmir, Turkey.

The incident took place today (Wednesday, July 03) at the Turkish Petkim petrochemical plant, according to International News of Middle East Press.

Local authorities in Izmir have announced that one person was killed and 15 others wounded in the blast.

It was said that the Italian ship was carrying liquid LPG, which was burned after the explosion.

The Turkish police have begun investigating on the cause of the blast.


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