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The mudslide in Italy: efforts to locate those trapped Israel today


At least one person was killed and another ten are missing on the island of Ischia in the Gulf of Naples, after the heavy rains swept away huge amounts of mud • The weather makes the search difficult • Watch the documentation from the island

"We heard the first thunder around two in the morning, and then the first landslide came. Two hours later came the second. It was a

landslide," Lisa Mochioro, a resident of the island of Ischia, who has been dealing with the results of heavy rains for hours, told the ANSA news agency.

A bus drifted into the sea near Casmichiola, photo: AP

At least one person was killed and another ten are considered missing in the town of Casmichiola Terme, which was covered in a huge amount of mud the night before.

The two surges uprooted trees, submerged houses and dragged vehicles into the day.

The rescue operations continued throughout the day, and reinforcements were sent to the nearby island of Manapoli, but the weather conditions made the efforts difficult.

Interior Minister Matteo Piantadosi estimated that there are people trapped under the mud.

Mudslide in Ischia, Italy // 27A'

Heavy rains have been falling in the Campania region for several days, and it is expected to last until tomorrow (Sunday).

Also on Thursday, the stormy weather claimed victims: a tourist from Argentina fell into the sea and was swept away, another person was killed by lightning on the beach.

Like the nearby island of Capri, Ischia is also a magnet for tourists from all over the world.

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Source: israelhayom

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