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Landslide on Italian island of Ischia kills seven people, including a newborn baby, more than 30 homes submerged, more than 200 displaced



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7 dead in landslide in Italy
5 people still missing after landslide
more than 30 houses submerged

match: After the landslide on the Italian island of Ischia, the rescue team pulled out seven bodies buried in the mud debris. In which a three-week-old newborn is also included. Officials gave this information yesterday, that is to say on Sunday. The prefect of Naples has confirmed that five people are still missing after a huge landslide in Casamacciola early on Saturday, who are believed to be buried in the rubble. Buildings collapsed due to landslides and vehicles parked by the sea were swept away. In which seven bodies have been removed so far.

The seven victims killed in the landslide have been 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 state television RAI that there was mud and water everywhere. Our teams are looking with hope, even if it is hard.

More than 200 displaced people
After the landslide, small bulldozers first cleared the roads to clear the way for vehicles going to the rescue. As a team of divers was deployed to investigate the cars washed out to sea. Giacomo Pascale, mayor of nearby Laco Ameno, told RAI: ​​”We continue the search with a sad heart, adding that ‘there are minors among the missing’. The prefect of Naples, Claudio Palomba, said on Sunday that 30 houses had been flooded and more than 200 people had been displaced. There are five people injured.

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