New quakes shake Croatia after the deadly earthquake

Further tremors shook Croatia early Wednesday as the Adriatic country was still pounding parts of a deadly earthquake that left at least seven dead and buildings in ruins the day before. The new 4.8 and 4.7 earthquakes occurred after 0515 GMT in the same area south of Zagreb that was badly damaged Tuesday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Rescue teams spent the night searching the ruins of the badly hit area around Petrinja, a town 50 kilometers from the capital where many roofs collapsed from the magnitude of the 6 earthquake. 4 from Tuesday. But overnight no new victims were found by the country’s mountain rescue service, which searched more than 80 villages in the area affected by the quake, said organization chief Josip Granic. to journalists. Among the dead found Tuesday was a young girl who was hit by rubble that fell on a street in Petrinja. A man who tried to revive her told the local media. Five men were also killed in a nearby village, local officials said, while another man was buried under rubble in a church in the village of Zazina, the priest told the official HINA news agency.

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