In the crater of the volcano Solfatara (Pozzuoli), located in the area of the Phlegraean fields near Naples, in an accident killed three people – father, mother and their son, reports the Italian Agency ANSA.
According to the published information, 11-year-old boy went over the fence and was in the area prohibited to visit where it started to drag in the mud, 45-year-old father and 42-year-old mother rushed to help her son, but in the end they all died. Managed to save only 7-year-old boy who was the youngest son in this family. The child, who was in a state of shock, was given first aid, his fate is not reported.
The names of the victims are not published. Know that we are talking about the family from Turin.
The report notes that people could die of poisoning from toxic gases from below the surface in the area of volcanic activity.
After this tragic incident is under investigation. Likely to be strengthened security measures.
Locals point out that I do not remember such tragedies over the past 40 years.