Explosion in a Rome apartment block.
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On Tuesday an explosion rocked a three-storey apartment building in Tor Bella Monaca District on the outskirts of Rome. As a result of the explosion three people were injured and rushed to hospital. There have been no reports of casaulties.
Firefighters rushed to the scene to contain a fire in the upper floor which caused a part of the roof to cave in. They managed to evacuate people from the building. They believe that the explosion was caused by a gas leak, but an investigation has been launched to confirm whether it was it.
More details to follow.