The number of dead after an avalanche in Italy increased to 23 people

The death toll from an avalanche on the hotel Rigopiano in Central Italy continues to grow. A week after the tragedy, it had reached 23.

Over the past day, rescuers recovered from the rubble five more bodies. Three bodies were retrieved on the night of 25 January, two more corpses found in the morning. Six people are unaccounted for, reports Reuters, citing data from the fire service.

The number saved is 11 people. Among them, the guests and the staff. Last saved were extracted from the rubble early Saturday morning, January 21. According to Reuters, hopes of finding anyone else alive are almost none.

The hotel, which is avalanche, located in the town of Farindola Italian province of Pescara and the Abruzzo region in the mountain range of Gran Sasso. Cause an avalanche were four earthquakes with magnitude 5 that occurred on Wednesday morning, as well as the tremors, which lasted for the day before and all night. The avalanche demolished the hotel, pushing it to 10 meters.




The number of dead after an avalanche in Italy increased to 23 people 25.01.2017

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