An explosion at a petrol station in Italy has killed two people and injured several others, according to reports.
The incident occurred as a fuel tanker was offloading fuel at the service station, Rieti police chief Antonio Mannoni told the ANSA news agency.
Fire crews were responding to an initial blaze when a huge explosion rattled the area.
The blast occurred along the Salaria state road, one of the main roads north of Rome.
- Press Association