Three killed in Italy building collapse

June 8th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS  

Rome, June 8 (IANS) At least three people of a family were killed and 10 others injured after two residential buildings crumbled in Italy following a blast, Xinhua reported.

An Italian man along with his wife and their 18-month-old child were found dead after the buildings tumbled, Xinhua reported about Thursday’s incident citing local authorities.

The family was holidaying in Conversano, a small town near Bari city, where the blast occurred in the morning. Their bodies were recovered from the rubble.

Ten people were injured in the explosion. Some 50 people were evacuated from buildings in the surrounding area.

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