Aurelian Walls tower in Rome partially collapses


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A tower on Rome’s ancient Aurelian Walls partially collapsed on Friday. Part of the roof gave in and nearby streets were closed to traffic around the central Via Campania where the incident took place.

Aurelian Walls tower in Rome partially collapses
Aurelian Walls tower in Rome partially collapses
Aurelian Walls tower in Rome partially collapses
Credit: ANSA

According to early reports, part of the roof and ceiling of a small tower giving onto Via Campania caved in, sending a loud rumbling noise across the district.

Source: ANSA [June 15, 2018]



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