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01st Jun 2017

Thick black smoke spotted near the Vatican

Reports are emerging about thick black smoke filling the sky near the Vatican.

Witnesses said that they heard a loud bang before thick smoke began to rise. It’s believed that a car exploded near the Vatican City.

According to The Daily Mail, local buildings were evacuated while the fire department in Palazzo Viminale dealt with the fire. It reportedly happened in a wrecking yard.

At this point, it’s not believed to be terror-related.