A powerful earthquake has taken place in Italy. The magnitude of the tremors was six and a half points. Underground shocks were felt even in the capital - Rome. According to recent reports, 38 people were killed and more than a hundred remain unaccounted for. However, the number of fatalities and injuries will rise: a lot of people are still under the rubble. Rescue operations are continuing in the disaster areas. The Embassy of Belarus in Italy is monitoring the situation and clarifies if any citizens of our country have been affected. One can inform Belarusian diplomats about one"s relatives in the affected areas who do not get in touch using the phone number +393454803465.