Buildings in central Croatia collapse as earthquake is felt throughout the country and in neighbouring Serbia, Bosnia.

Iran PressEurope: A strong earthquake in central Croatia has killed at least one person – a girl, injured many and caused considerable damage to buildings in Petrinja, a town southeast of the capital Zagreb.

The earthquake, which downed phone lines and sent Croatians into a state of shock, was felt throughout the country on Tuesday, as well as in neighbouring Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and as far away as Graz in southern Austria.

“We have information that one girl has died … so far we have no other information on casualties,” Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, who was visiting Petrinja, told local media.

The child’s age or other details were not immediately available.


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