A 12 year old girl has reportedly died in the powerful quake that struck central Croatia today. N1 TV reports that the tragedy occurred in the city of Petrinja, which is the worst hit. The girl’s mother is also in critical condition.

In another instance, a father and son were carried out from the rubble of a home.

Local media are reporting about significant damage to homes and buildings in the city. It’s feared that the number of casualties will continue to grow during the day.