Ischia earthquake: One dead and seven missing after quake hits Italian island near Naples

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An earthquake measuring at least 4.0 magnitude hit the popular Italian tourist island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, causing several buildings to collapse.

One woman has died and seven people are missing following the quake, police have said.

Giovanni Vittozzi, from the Local Civil Protection Department, said the woman was killed when she was hit by a falling block from a church.

He added officials are investigating reports of another victim.

Television images showed that about six buildings in the town of Casamicciola and a church had collapsed.

The town in the northern...


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Ischia earthquake: One dead and seven missing after quake hits Italian island near Naples


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