Terremoto in Croazia in diretta da Marijana Rebic segretaria generale Fijet. Solidarity of Cist Fijet Italitalia
A strong earthquakes hit central Croatia today, destroying buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into rubble-covered streets in towns Petrinja, Sisak, Glina and its surroundings southeast of the capital. The magnitude 6.3 quake hit 46 kilometers (28 miles) southeast of Zagreb. 12-year-old girl died in Petrinja, a town of some 25,000 people. Another six people were killed in a nearly destroyed village close to the town Glina. More than 20 people were hospitalized.
The same area was struck by a 5.2 quake yesterday. There were also many quakes below magnitude 5.0. The biggest part of central Petrinja is in a red zone, which means that most of the buildings are not usable, completely destroyed. A devastating earthquake that struck the town of Petrinja some 60 kilometres southeast of Zagreb has caused damage to several buildings in the capital City and Zagorje County.
Emergency teams used rescue dogs while looking for survivors, while family members looked on in despair.
Croatian President, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and other government ministers arrived in Petrinja,Sisak and Glina after the earthquake.
All emergency services are in action on the field and are working tirelessly to provide help to all those who need itll emergency services are in action on the field and are working tirelessly to provide help to all those who need it, and rescue missions will continue.
The hospital in the nearby town of Sisak was also badly hit, the patients are evacuated in army helicopters and ambulances in Zagreb.
The Croatian military was deployed in the region to help with the rescue operation. The Arena sports hall in Zagreb, which was turned into an emergency care centre for coronavirus patients, will also begin to take in coronavirus patients from the county of Sisak-Moslavina, which was affected the earthquake. Croatian army, Civil Protection Headquarters, Teams of the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS,Red Cross, A large number of volunteers and fans – All Croatian people from all part of Croatia are doing everything we can to help the citizens of Petrinja and surrounding areas in this dramatic and tragic situation.
The destructive earthquake has taken human lives, destroyed homes, and we deeply sympathise with every person and every family that has been harmed.
What I have to say is that I express condolences to the families of the vistims, sincerely sympathize with all the families who survived the tragedy. And, really hope that the number of victims will be as low as possible.
Fijet members are safe. But Covid + Earthquakes are too much.
Thank to all of you who called Tina or me. Thank you for your kindness messages. Thank you for taking care for us.
Hope is the beginning of a better future for all of us.
With kind regards,