The number of victims of earthquakes in northern Italy reached 27 people

The number of victims of the devastating earthquake that occurred on 20 and 29 May in the Northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, has reached 27 people. On Tuesday, the city hospital in Modena, 38, died Aldi Martina (Martina Aldi), who was hospitalized on May 29, local media reported.

Aldi was pregnant and, according to witnesses, after the first earthquake on May 20, when the force of tremors reached six on the Richter scale, the strongest terror gripped her. After the earthquake of May 29 she fainted and was recovering even before his death. She was immediately admitted to the intensive care unit, but in spite of all the efforts of the doctors, had lost a child and fell into a coma. Tuesday afternoon, doctors noted her death.

In all, the two earthquakes in northern Italy, killing 27 people, two of the wounds zhenschinyskonchalis week ago. According to the Civil Defense of Italy, because of the disaster, about 400 injuries of varying severity, more than 16 thousand — lost the roof over their heads. Most Italians left homeless, now live in 34 tents. According to experts of civil defense services, only 38% of the buildings and structures in the areas directly affected by the disaster, now completely unusable.

During the earthquake destroyed many monuments, including ancient churches. According to Bishop Francesco Carpi Kavina (Francesco Cavina), now in his diocese of 50 churches are only three.

The last time the oscillations of the earth surface in the Emilia-Romagna were awarded last night, when the specialists of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Italy registered a 4.3 magnitude earthquake. According to seismologists, a series of nine earthquakes of medium strength began at 03.48 local time (05.48 MSK) in the province of Modena, and lasted about an hour. The epicenter was located near the town of Carpi, the focus lies at a depth of 10.8 kilometers.

Tremors were felt in many towns of Emilia-Romagna, and in Florence, Venice and Treviso. According to witnesses, they have caused panic among the inhabitants of several campgrounds.

Employees of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology seismic activity has increased, not only in the north, but almost throughout the country. Only in the last day they recorded about 100 aftershocks of varying strength.

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