THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTER-EUROPEAN REGION OF THE ADVENTIST CHURCH SHARES IN THE PAIN OF FAMILIES AFFECTED BY POWERFUL EARTHQUAKE IN ITALY
THE 6.2 MAGNITUDE QUAKE HAS KILLED AT LEAST 120 PEOPLE.
August 24, 2016 | Bern, Switzerland | Inter-European Division Staff / ANN Staff
The central region of Italy was rocked by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake on August 24 that killed at least 120 people, and injured 368 in the mountainous area, according to the prime minister of Italy, Matteo Renzi.
The earthquake was felt in Umbria, Lazio and Le Marche, three regions 80 to 100 miles northeast of Rome. The region also experienced nearly 200 aftershocks. Some towns in the effected regions were completely destroyed.