Bargi plant in central Italy felt with explosion

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Monday, April 15, 2024

Camugnano (highlighted in red)

A hydroelectric powerplant located on Lake Suviana in central Italy was hit with an explosion last week. At least three people were killed and four other bodies are missing, said Marco Masinara, the mayor of the near town of Camugnano. Three others were hurt badly and were taken to hospital.

File photo of Lake Suviana

Lake Suviana is located between Bologna and Florence. The dam works under the energy company, Enel Green Power. A fire started on one of the transformers in the early afternoon. No cause for the explosion has been determined.