The tragedy in Italy (68 photos)

Continues to grow the number of victims of a powerful earthquake that on Monday night has destroyed thousands of buildings in central Italy. On Tuesday morning, it has been named the new number - 179. The government continues to say that the death toll will increase over time, as many are still missing.

About 5,000 rescuers to the disaster area continued razgrafiget rubble, extracting from under the debris of dead and survivors. People are looking for dogs. The wounded had accumulated more than a thousand people. Close to 100 thousand the number of people who lost their shelter. Some of them are placed in a temporary camp at the stadium in L'Aquila, the hotels on the Adriatic coast, other towns.

Rescuers continued to work on the analysis of the rubble in L'Aquila and the surrounding villages overnight. From the rubble managed to extract 100.

The Italian Government has allocated 30 million euros for the provision of immediate assistance in the near future will create a special fund to eliminate the consequences of the devastating earthquake, according to ITAR-TASS. Opened also account for donations. For the complete recovery of the affected cities would require an amount of 1 billion 350 million euro.


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