Croatia: Deadly earthquake causes huge damage
A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake rocked central Croatia on Tuesday, killing at least six people and leaving more than 20 others injured, officials said.
The quake struck at around 1130 GMT near the town of Petrinja, around 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of the capital, Zagreb, according to the United States Geological Survey.
The tremors were also felt in neighboring countries Bosnia and Serbia. Officials said a 12-year-old girl died in Petrinja, while five other people were killed in a nearby village.
Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, who rushed to Petrinja, said: “We have information that one girl was killed. The army is here to help. We will have to move some people from Petrinja because it is unsafe to be here.”
Journalist Dalibor Dobric in Zagreb told DW there were also reports of injuries in the capital, adding that parts of the city were without electricity…
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