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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.


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.


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


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


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

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