February 21, 2024

Italy: Two die as motorway bridge collapses near Ancona

From BBC A motorway bridge has collapsed near the north-east Italian city of Ancona, killing two, Italian officials say. The victims were in a car below the bridge when it fell down onto the A14 road, which runs between Loreto and Ancona South. The collapse involved a temporary structure which was supporting the bridge, Autostrade, […]

Italy earthquake: Mass funeral for 35 victims

From BBC A mass funeral has taken place in Italy for some of the 290 people killed in Wednesday’s powerful earthquake. Thirty-five victims from the town of Arquata were mourned at a sports hall in the regional capital, Ascoli Piceno. The coffins, laid out in rows on the floor, included two painted white for two […]