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Landslide kills eight on Italian island

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Storm hit the region early this Saturday, 26, causing floods and landslides; 13 people remain missing

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A landslide caused by heavy rains killed at least eight people on the island of Ischia in southern Italy.

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One landslide by heavy rains caused the death of at least eight people on the island of Ischia, in the south of Italy🇧🇷 The information was confirmed by the Minister of Infrastructure, Matteo Salvini, during an event in Milan this Saturday, 26. “Eight people have died in the landslide in Ischia. Rescue teams are working in difficult conditions,” the official said. On social media, Salvini also shared images of the destruction caused and said that teams of rescuers were operating “in infamous time”. “We have been following what happened to Ischia with anguish for hours, with our thoughts going to the families and first responders operating in this infamous time. Protecting Italy, from north to south, will be what we will all have to work on day and night,” he wrote, in the twitter🇧🇷 In the images shared by the minister, it is possible to see cars that were dragged by the waters, destroyed houses, remains of trees and amounts of land still moving. Also on social media, the Fire Department Italian reported that a storm hit the region, causing flooding and landslides. “Searches are underway for missing persons,” said the corporation, which initially counts 13 missing persons.

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Source: Jovempan

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