Tuesday, November 28

At least five dead and eight injured in the calving of a glacier in the Italian Alps

Five people have died and eight are injured, two seriously, after the detachment of a part of the Marmolada glacier, in the Dolomites (Italian Alps) and it is not ruled out that there may be several missing, as reported by the emergency services from the northern region of Veneto.

The evacuation of the area is taking place in case new landslides occur and possible victims are sought.

The detachment, according to the first information from Salvamento Alpino, would have occurred near Punta Rocca, on the ascent route of the normal route to reach the summit where there were several hikers.