Blasts, fire at Venezuela arms depot, 40 wounded

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
January 30, 2011 13:35




CARACAS, Venezuela  — Venezuelan officials said a fire has set off explosions at a military arms depot in the city of Maracay, wounding about 40 people and leading authorities to evacuate the area.

Aragua state Gov. Rafael Isea told state television that residents were being evacuated from areas surrounding the arms depot. He said about 40 people were reported injured in the explosions early Sunday.


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