The Aftermath of an Earthquake in Italy

Craco Village

Earthquake is an uncontrollable natural disaster. No place is spared from its wrath and Italy is no exception. On Wednesday, August 25, 2016, an earthquake of 6.2-magnitude demolished parts of central Italy. Reportedly, 230 people are killed along with 360 injured and the death toll is increasing with the passage of time. Amatrice, which is known as the town of festivals and tourists is affected the most and declared as “No More”.

The aid workers are trying to rescue as many people as they could from the debris amidst the aftershocks some as severe as magnitude 5.5. It is a hard time for Italy, rescuers, authorities, and common people are trying their best to lessen the pain.