Ravanusa massacre: Salvini lays down his crown, I’m not talking about politics

Matteo Salvini, accompanied by the mayor of Ravanusa Carmelo D’Angelo, entered the cordoned off quadrilateral of via Trilussa where, on 11 December last, the gas explosion that destroyed some buildings causing victims. D’Angelo has reconstructed that “cursed evening” to the leader of the League and what the administration’s project is, that is, to make it an area of ​​memory. Salvini did not want to make any statements. After placing a wreath of flowers and pausing to pray, he said: “I speak of politics elsewhere, in other locations. I came here to pay homage to this reality and to the victims of the tragedy.

The commitment is to be close to this community. And to do it concretely “.

Salvini’s presence in Ravanusa was contested by the lawyer Silvia Sazio who defends the displaced “My clients and the victims of the tragedy should have been spared – he said – this unprecedented mortification. After 11 December, the national government did not State of emergency declared and no money has reached Ravanusa. We do not understand the meaning of this gesture that we consider speculative, low-grade “.

Displaced people who, before the arrival of the leader of the League, had displayed signs with the words: “We want our homes”, “No to wild demolition” and “No flowers, but good works”.



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