- Croatian capital Zagreb is hit by an Earthquake.
- It is considered as the biggest Earthquake in 140 years.
- The Earthquake caused damage and 15 years old is in critical condition.
Croatian is a country in southeast Europe. It’s capital Zagreb was hit by an earthquake on Sunday. As the order to stay at home was being followed by people due to Coronavirus the Earthquake made people come out of their houses. Most of the people were seen on the streets.
The Earthquake is reported as the biggest Earthquake in 140 years. A 15-year-old is critical and 16 people are reported as injured. The Earthquake occurred at 6 AM on Sunday.
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The Earthquake was of Magnitude 5.3, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said that this is the biggest Earthquake which occurred in Zagreb after 140 years.
The Earthquake caused damage as a result of which Many buildings were seen cracked and Concrete Slabs were seen in front of entrances. Rooftops of buildings are damaged and streets are filled with debris.
The Health Minister advised people to maintain distance from people due to Coronavirus and to overcome the damages caused by an earthquake as Coronavirus is more dangerous.
Transport in Zagreb has been closed due to Coronavirus. 235 cases of Coronavirus are reported by Croatia. The Earthquake damaged Hospital and a mother was seen with her newborn babies in a car as the Earthquake occurred and damaged the Maternity Hospital which was evacuated urgently.
The parliament building was also damaged and the roof has been destroyed. Many soldiers helped people while wearing masks and people were seen criticizing the authorities for poor construction of Buildings.
The situation is considered as serious as they had to deal with the damages caused by the Earthquake as well as avoid the spread of Coronavirus.