The number of victims of earthquake in Italy has exceeded 280 people

The death toll in the earthquake in Central Italy was 281, according to local newspaper ilmessaggero.

388 people are now being treated in hospitals, 40 of them are in critical condition. About 2,500 people were left without shelter and sleep in tents, writes Reuters. This earthquake became the most destructive in Italy since 2009.

The initial impetus was so strong that the closest to the epicenter of the city Accumuli was almost completely razrushen.

The morning of August 24 in the Central Italy earthquake of a magnitude of 6.2. Its epicenter was about 100 km East of Rome. Destructive settlements in the regions of Umbria, Lazio and Marche. On 26 August it was reported 278 fatalities.