From: Assefaw, Yonatan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Apr 07 2009 - 09:25:01 EDT
The New York Times reported on August 17, 1921
"Earthquakes in Eritrea"
"People are Killed and Houses Collapse ---Italy to send Aid
Rome, Aug. 16.--Serious earthquake shocks are reported from
the Italian colony of Eritrea, on the African shore of the Red Sea.
A telegram from Asmara, the seat of the colony, says that four persons
have been killed and score injured at Massowa on the Red Sea coast.
Several houses have collapsed and others have been damaged in that town.
while other casualities are reported from nearby places.
The Italian Minister of the Colonies has ordered that aid be immediately
dispatched to the scene of the earth quake."
The New York Times
Published : August 17, 1921
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