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Wed Feb 24, 2021, 07:50 AM

Bodies and coffins left floating at sea after huge landslide hits cliff-top Italian cemetery

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Shweta Sharma Wed, February 24, 2021, 2:10 AM



Dozens of coffins pictured floating off into the Mediterranean
(Press Office of the Region of Liguria)

The families of an Italian coastal town were left heartbroken after coffins of their loved ones tumbled into the ocean from a century-old cemetery hit by a landslide.

About 200 coffins were dragged into the Mediterranean Sea after the cliff-top cemetery in Camogli village, near the north-west city of Genoa, collapsed when a landslide struck on Monday.

To the shock of family members, dozens of coffins were seen floating in the sea and many other caskets are feared to be buried under the debris or damaged and never to be found again.
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“It is an unimaginable catastrophe,” Francesco Olivar, Mayor of Camogli said.

Only 10 coffins have been recovered out of the estimated 200 coffins that went down, according to Giacomo Giampedrone, regional assessor of civil protection. He said recovering the rest of them will “depend on the sea in the coming days”.........................





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Wed Feb 24, 2021, 11:43 AM

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2. Locals urged to avoid seafood

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