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At least two dead after earthquake Italian island Ischiahuld

At least two dead after earthquake Italian island Ischiahuld

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The Italian holiday island of Ischia is Monday night rocked by an earthquake. There are certainly two deaths and seven people are still buried under the rubble. Dozens of people were injured.

The shock on the island off the coast of Naples found Monday evening around 21.00 hours place, and had a strength of 4.3 on the Richter scale, as evidenced by data from the Us geological center (USGS).

Tourists and residents ran in panic in the street, reported Italian media. According to the fire brigade, various buildings have collapsed or been damaged. One of the fatalities was a woman who would be buried under falling rubble of the local church.

The director of the local hospital speaks in addition to the two fatalities of about forty wounded.

Ischia is considered a popular holiday destination during the summer.

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Emergency services rescue people under rubble after earthquake Italian island

Evacuation

In the night of Monday to Tuesday are extra ferries used to be about a thousand inhabitants and tourists who immediately wanted to leave, to the mainland.

Two dead and devastation after the earthquake on Ischia

The Italian holiday island of Ischia was shaken by an earthquake.
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There are certainly two deaths and seven people are still buried under the rubble. 25 others were injured.
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The island is in the summer and popular with holidaymakers. So celebrate German chancellor Angela Merkel regularly since her vacation.
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Tourists and residents ran in panic to the streets after the shock, which is a power of 4.3 on the Richter scale.
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Rescue workers bring a baby into safety.
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It is this week a year ago that the middle part of Italy was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 on the Richter scale. It came to 297 people were killed.

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