Italy woke up at night - level 2, A12

Italy woke up at night - level 2, A12

21-05-2012 10:00

It was 4 o’clock in the morning. Many people woke up in some cities in Italy. They were scared and they left their houses very fast. A strong earthquake hit the region near Bologna. Bologna is a city where Ferraris are made.

The centre of the earthquake was only 5 kilometres deep under the ground and old historic buildings started to fall down. The falling walls destroyed cars which parked near the buildings. Hospitals in the area were evacuated.

6 people died during the earthquake and about 50 people were injured. It was the biggest earthquake in this region in the last 600 years.

Written by Danny for News in Levels

Interesting words: scared, evacuate, injured.

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