Thursday 15 November 2018

Five killed as flash flood hits hikers in Italian gorge

The flood hit a group in the Raganello Gorge.

The Raganello Gorge (Antonio Iannicelli/ANSA via AP)
The Raganello Gorge (Antonio Iannicelli/ANSA via AP)

By Associated Press Reporters

At least five people have been killed after a rain-swollen river flooded a gorge in the southern Italian region of Calabria, officials said.

The flood hit a group of hikers in the Raganello Gorge.

Italian news agency Ansa said 12 people were taken to safety after the flood. It is unclear how many people are missing.

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