Italian rescuers are searching for 16 tourists who disappeared after a collapse on the Marmolada glacier. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has been notified of the incident, ANSA reported.
The tragedy occurred in the north-east of the country – in the Dolomites. Rescue services said there were 16 cars left in the parking lot. The police are currently investigating the identity of their owners.
Earlier, Italian emergency services informed that at least six people were killed during the collapse of the glacier, and eight more tourists were injured. In connection with the tragedy, State Leader Mario Draghi expressed condolences to the families of the victims. The head of government also thanked the rescuers and local authorities who are looking for the missing around the clock for their work.