Tour operators monitor situation after earthquake hits Northern Italy
At least seven people have died and more than 50 have been injured after an earthquake struck Northern Italy on Sunday. The epicentre of the tremor, which measured 6 on the magnitude scale, was 22 miles north of Bologna.
Although the tremor was likely to have been felt by tourists in Bologna and along the coast the Italian State Tourist Board has stated that all airports and transport links are operating normally and that there have been no reports of tourists involved. The main area affected is very rural, with approximately 3000 people being displaced and many historic buildings destroyed or damaged.
In this case the earthquake hasn't had an impact on any major cities, tourist destinations or major transport systems, although tour operators that cover the area are monitoring the situation carefully to see if there are any aftershocks or tremors.
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