Victims of the earthquake in Italy

New York Times today brought a reportage from Amatrice in Italy, which were the place that suffered the most from the recent earthquake.

Following the earthquake which occurred Wednesday, and shocked Italy with a magnitude of 6.2 – the popular journal New York Times have brought a story from the city that suffered most loss i form of human lifes, and destroyed buildings as well as infrastructure.

Already in the subtitle which is “The city that no longer exists”, we can see how bad the natural catastrophe has destroyed this town. Regarding to the Mayor, half of the town lays in ruins, and over 300 people was killed within the region where the earthquake occurred. Amatrice is located right in the center of this zone.

The location of Amatrice, compared to the region where the quake occurred. (From www.nytimes.com)

The location of Amatrice, compared to the region where the quake occurred. (From http://www.nytimes.com)

The story also brings quotes of eyewitnesses, who were in the town, as the catastrophe occurred.

Read the full article on this link!

Main picture is from the article on New York Times´ website.

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