The victims of the earthquake in Italy at least 14 people. Tremors occurred in the early morning, when people were still asleep. Some houses are destroyed. Under blockages there are people. EMERCOM of Russia has offered his help.
The first tremors of a magnitude of 6.3 shook Central part of Italy within 3 hours and 33 minutes local time. The storm caught people when they were sleeping. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the area of Terni on the border of Lazio and Umbria. It is 77 km from Perugia. Hearth lies at a depth of less than 10 km. after a short period of time followed by a series of artichokes. Most of all they felt in the commune of AKUMAL, the towns of Arquata del Tronto and Post. But hardest hit were the town of Amatrice. the destyakov buildings collapsed. Under the rubble of people. Severely damaged road bridge, destroyed roads. Local media reported at least 14 dead and a large number wounded.
Italian authorities urged to donate blood for those who deliver in the hospital. The inhabitants of Rome, located 150 km from the epicenter of the earthquake night also felt the tremors. Many residents of the Italian capital published in the online footage, which shows how their houses swaying chandeliers and wobbly furniture. In the disaster area pull together additional forces. Heavy equipment and heavy equipment for rescue of people is sorely lacking. In the search operation along with the emergency personnel involved volunteers. EMERCOM of Russia has proposed to the Italian authorities their help. Italy is now the midst of the holiday season, there are many tourists. As have informed in Embassy of Russia in Italy, reports of casualties the Russians did not arrive yet. The inhabitants of many Italian cities remain on the street and not in a hurry to return home, fearing new attacks of the disaster. The last time Italy experienced such a powerful earthquake of 7 years ago. In 2009 was almost wiped off the face of the earth the city of l'aquila. Was destroyed 15 thousand buildings. Killed about 300 people, almost 30 thousand residents were left homeless.
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