A dangerous incident occurred in the town of Camogli in Italy on Monday. Part of the cemetery collapsed into the sea – about 200 coffins fell into the water. The sight of wooden sarcophagi floating on the surface shocked local residents.
A landslide has occurred at the popular tourist destination of Camogli, near Genoa in the north of Italy. Part of the local cemetery fell into the water. The landslide took around 200 coffins with it, which fell from the cliff and ended up 50 meters below the village.
Work is now underway to fetch them from the sea and recover them. Numerous services are working on the spot, and they try to find out how the accident happened. Coastal erosion is likely the cause of this incident, which has been exacerbated in recent years by storms in Liguria.
The cemetery in Italy collapsed into the sea. Coffins floated on the water
Camogli is a small but tourist town in Italy, in the Liguria region. It is inhabited by just over 5,000. people, and recently it got very loud. All because of the accident that happened here on Monday.
Here, the soil slipped into the sea, taking with it part of the local cemetery. About 200 coffins fell on the beach under the cliff and into the sea. The fire brigade and numerous services are working on removing the effects of the incident.
Specialists also look for the reason for this incident. The most likely cause of the landslide is the erosion that is progressing here. In recent years, there have been strong storms in Liguria that have been flooding the area.
We remind you that The Ligurian Riviera is one of the most popular tourist regions in Italy. It is an extension of the French Riviera and stretches along the coast of the Ligurian Sea. Travelers visit this place because of nice weather, high temperatures, but also beautiful scenery. They can admire numerous cliffs and colorful towns situated on them.
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