New earthquake in Italy. Last night in the Central part of the country was strong tremors. The number of victims of earthquake has increased to 247. Almost completely destroyed several cities, hundreds of people injured, thousands of people were left homeless. The country declared a national mourning. Search operation going around the clock.
That after the earthquake, will re-push here I know, but to persuade residents to leave - it is useless. Under the rubble are still people. After 17 hours under a pile of stones find 10-year-old girl. Miraculously surviving child is in the hospital. But these happy stories a day after the earthquake becomes smaller. A sign with the name of the Central square of the town Accumuli fell off along with a piece of the wall.
Almost all the houses in the town uninhabitable, homeless were 2.5 thousand people. In the evening there is a new push, the earthquake lasts more than 2 seconds, but the effects are tangible. The wall that was hanging in the balance, fall to the ground. It's dangerous. For the residents erected a tent camp. The Prime Minister of Italy, who visited the scene, announced that it will not allow the desolation of the destroyed elements of cities.
Date 24 August in the history of Italian earthquakes has been. 13 centuries ago around Naples eruption of Vesuvius, which became the last day of Pompeii. Centuries later the same date and again the devastating earthquake.
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