Pescara vs. Atalanta halted as earthquake shakes stadium
Pescara and Atalanta players stand on the pitch while the game is halted due to an earthquake.
Pescara and Atalanta’s Serie A match was temporarily halted when a second earthquake in the space of two hours struck central Italy on Wednesday, sparking terror among the fans.
There had been an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 about 90 minutes before kickoff and a second one, measuring 6.1, occurred 32 minutes into the match in Pescara.
There was panic as the stands shook for more than 10 seconds and many spectators left the stadium.
“At the time we didn’t realise anything, because we were moving,”…
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