At least 11 dead in surge of white-water creek in Italy

A general view shows the area after several people were killed in a mountain gorge flooding, in the municipality of Civita, Calabria, Italy August 20, 2018 in this image obtained from video. Picture taken August 20, 2018. Corpo Nazionale Soccorso Alpino e Speleologico/Handout/via REUTERS

ROME (Reuters) – At least 11 people were killed in southern Italy on Monday when they were washed away over rocks by a raging white-water creek in a deep mountain gorge that swelled suddenly after heavy rain upstream, officials said. The civil protection department said 23 people were rescued and about a dozen others were […]

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