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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C
# Lucky Escape
Yikes! Thankfully, no-one was hurt when this massive boulder smashed through an Italian farmyard
That’s settled it. We’re never leaving the country again.

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THESE AMAZING PICTURES show the trail of destruction left when a massive boulder was dislodged from a hillside in northern Italy and smashed through a farm below.

The huge rock missed the actual house by around a metre, but completely destroyed a barn before coming to rest in the vineyard below.

The Trebo family, who live in the house, were unharmed in the landslide, which happened on Tuesday of last week.

A Facebook page has been set up to help the family — it’s estimated the damage could cost hundreds of thousands of euro to put right.

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The boulder on the right is from a much older landslide.

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A second boulder stopped just at the wall of the house.

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[All pictures: Markus Hell/AP/Press Association Images]

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