Landslide on Italy’s Ischia island kills seven people including newborn, more than 30 houses submerged, more than 200 people displaced2 min read
7 killed in landslide in Italy
5 people still missing after landslide
more than 30 houses submerged
match: After the landslide on Italy’s Ischia island, the rescue team has taken out seven bodies buried in the mud debris. In which a newborn of three weeks is also included. The officials gave this information yesterday i.e. on Sunday. The Naples prefect confirmed that five people are still missing after a massive landslide in Casamacciola early Saturday, believed to be buried under the rubble. Buildings collapsed due to landslides and vehicles parked on the seashore were swept away. In which seven bodies have been taken out so far.
The seven victims killed in the landslide were identified as the deceased newborn, her parents, a five-year-old girl and her 11-year-old brother, a 31-year-old man living on the island and a Bulgarian tourist. Italian fire department spokesman Luca Cari told RAI state TV that there was mud and water everywhere. Our teams are searching with hope, even though it’s tough.
More than 200 people displaced
After the landslide, small bulldozers first cleared the roads to clear the way for the vehicles going for rescue. While a team of divers was deployed to investigate the cars that were washed away in the sea. Giacomo Pascale, mayor of the neighboring town of Laco Ameno, told RAI: ”We are continuing the search with a sad heart, adding that there are minors among the missing.” Naples prefect Claudio Palomba said on Sunday that 30 houses had been inundated and more than 200 people had been displaced. There are five people injured.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 28, 2022, 12:06 IST