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Mayor of Amatrice slams People who pose for selfies on quake-stricken central Italian mountainside town’s Ruined Buildings

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Amatrice (Italy), April 18, 2017: The Mayor of Amatrice has attacked people who pose for selfies on the quake-stricken central Italian mountainside town’s ruined buildings.

“I invite people to come here to experience our mountains and scenery which are amazing. But no one should come here to take selfies on the rubble,” Sergio Pirozzi told Italy’s TG3 news bulletin.

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“If they do, I’ll get rather furious.

“Today I caught someone taking a selfie and told him to clear off in no uncertain terms,” he added.

The medieval town’s historic centre was flattened by a magnitude 6.2 earthquake last August that killed 300 people in mountainous central Italy, 238 of them in Amatrice. -(IANS)

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Boats lifted by an earthquake-triggered tsunami sit on a dock, in Coquimbo, Chile, Sept. 18, 2015. A magnitude 6.7 quake struck the city Jan. 19, 2018, but no tsunami was generated. VOA

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s Nusa Tenggara province on Sunday, but no tsunami alert was issued.

The quake struck at 4.54 a.m., with the epicentre at 148 km northeast of Alor and the depth at 573 km under the sea bed, said an official of the meteorology and geophysics agency.

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Earthquake epicenter.

“This quake did not have a potential of tsunami, so that we did not issue an alert,” the official told Xinhua news agency.

There were also no reports of damages or casualties.

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Indonesia is prone to quakes as it sits on a vulnerable impact zone called the Pacific Ring of Fire. (IANS)