December 2, 2020

Italy bridge: Genoa motorway collapse kills 35

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From BBC A motorway bridge has collapsed in the northwest Italian city of Genoa, killing at least 35 people as vehicles plummeted to the ground, emergency services say. Dramatic video footage captured the moment of the disaster when one of the huge supporting towers crashed down during torrential rain. Vehicles and debris fell 45m (148ft) […]

Italy earthquakes: Strong tremors shake central region

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From BBC Two strong earthquakes have hit central Italy, damaging buildings and sending scared residents into the streets. A 5.5-magnitude quake struck at 1910 local time (1710 GMT) near Visso in Macerata province, officials said. It was followed two hours later by a 6.1 magnitude tremor in the same area. One person was hurt, but […]