A man walks among mud and debris in his home on Sunday after heavy rain triggered landslides that killed at least 2 on the Italian island of Ischia. Photo: AP
A man walks among mud and debris in his home on Sunday after heavy rain triggered landslides that killed at least 2 on the Italian island of Ischia. Photo: AP
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Italy landslide death toll rises to 7, including newborn baby and 2 children; 5 still missing

  • Statistics show the island of Ischia has a large number of houses that were built illegally, putting inhabitants at permanent risk from flooding and earthquakes
  • A wave of mud, debris and stones broke away from the island’s highest mountain on Saturday and crashed down near the town of Casamicciola Terme

A man walks among mud and debris in his home on Sunday after heavy rain triggered landslides that killed at least 2 on the Italian island of Ischia. Photo: AP
A man walks among mud and debris in his home on Sunday after heavy rain triggered landslides that killed at least 2 on the Italian island of Ischia. Photo: AP
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