Earthquake strikes Italy

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy.

The massive quake hit at 3:36am and was located 100km east of capital city Rome. The quake had a shallow depth of 10km.

At this stage at least 247 people are dead and others trapped under rubble.

Officials warned the number of fatalities was likely to rise. The head of the civil protection department compared the earthquake’s intensity to Aquila in April 2009 in which 309 people died.

Some of the worst damage was in the town of Amatrice, where several people died and rescue efforts were under way to find survivors.

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Jamesy
Jamesy
4 years ago

WOW scary i was thinking it was france

342-900-234-ERROR
342-900-234-ERROR
4 years ago

Wow how are you going to build that city again???

jack
jack
4 years ago

that going to cost the Italy goverment millions on dollars.

minju
minju
4 years ago

that is really sad and really how are you going to build the city again?
But it would be really hard to build the city again no afence

minjae
minjae
4 years ago

sad news

Italiana central
Italiana central
4 years ago

that is so sad si si?
My Ma And Pa live there.
I have only lived here in new zealand for 3 weeks. 🙁

Jacob M
Jacob M
4 years ago

Bad News

Jacob M
Jacob M
4 years ago

Sad 🙁

Lucy Grace Milne
Lucy Grace Milne
4 years ago

Scary

Bella
Bella
4 years ago

scary

gabby
gabby
4 years ago

so sad

Anonymous
Anonymous
4 years ago

so sad

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