According to preliminary information, there are no Armenians or citizens of the Republic of Armenia among the victims of the devastating earthquake in Italy, the Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations reports.
The Ministry keeps in touch with A. Hovhannisyan, second secretary at the Armenian Embassy in Italy. The Embassy, in turn, communicates with the local authorities.
Hotiline has been opened at the Armenian Embassy in Italy. Those affected by the devastating earthquake that struck central Italy on Tuesday can call +390687788654 for assistance.
The death toll in the Italian earthquake has risen to at least 267 as thousands of rescuers continue efforts to find survivors.