Κυριακή, 20 Μαΐου 2012

Deadly northern Italy earthquake hits heritage sites



A magnitude 6.0 earthquake in northern Italy kills at least four people, causing "significant damage" to the region's cultural heritage.


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  • Kills at least four and damages buildings across Emilia Romagna region
  • San Felice sul Panaro: 15th-Century castle severely damaged
  • Finale Emilia: bell tower collapses, crushing cars
  • Sant'Agostino: ceramic factory destroyed, killing two employees
  • Tecopress di Dosso: worker dies when a factory roof collapses
  • Buonacompra: historic church destroyed
  • Tremor also felt in cities of Bologna, Modena, Ferrara, Rovigo, Verona and Mantua




Damage to Castello delle Rocche, Finale Emilia after earthquake on 20/05/12

Finale Emilia residents shelter in a sports centre

A firefighter stands next to damaged cars in Finale Emilia

A rescue worker patrols in front of a ceramics factory building which damaged after an earthquake in Sant" Agostino near Ferrara May 20, 2012

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