Boulder smashes through Italian farm

Boulder seen by farm house The family living in the house was unharmed in the incident

Dramatic pictures have been released showing the destruction wrought by a huge boulder that smashed through a farm in Northern Italy after being dislodged by a landslide.

The massive rock narrowly missed a farm house, destroyed a barn, and stopped in a vineyard at the property in Ronchi di Termeno.

A second giant boulder detached during the landslide stopped behind the house.

The family living there was unharmed in the incident, on 21 January.

The boulder came to rest near a rock that had been dislodged many years previously The boulder came to rest near a rock that had been dislodged many years previously
A second boulder stopped just short of the house itself A second boulder stopped just short of the house itself
The rock almost crushed a car parked by the house The rock almost crushed a car parked by the house
The first boulder rolled right through the barn and courtyard The first boulder rolled right through the barn and courtyard

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