President Peña Nieto expresses his solidarity with Italian people

On behalf of the Mexican people, president Peña Nieto used his twitter account to express his moral support to the people of Italy after latest earthquake hit central region early today

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English 30/10/2016 19:20 Newsroom Mexico Actualizada 19:22

After a powerful 6.5 earthquake hit central Italy early today for over twenty seconds, president Enrique Peña Nieto expressed his sympathy in social media, by using his twitter account to address his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi, as well as the whole of the Italian people:

“On behalf of the people of Mexico, I express my sympathy with Italy and with his president”.

The latest earthquake in Italy is reported to be the strongest since 1980, according to local media, and had its epicenter between the mountainous regions of Umbria and Marche near the municipalities of Norcia, Castelsantangelo su Nera, Preci and Visso.

Though material losses have been reported, there are no deaths registered so far, however, civil protection authorities have informed that there are “several people injured”, one of them in a critical condition.

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