American tourists damage Leaning Tower of Pisa for a selfie

American tourists damage Leaning Tower of Pisa for a selfie

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was damaged by two US tourists, local media reports.

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While being inside the tower, the Americans scratched their names on the wall of the structure with a coin and took pictures.

Tourists were detained as soon as they came down, after the eyewitnesses, fellow visitors, told the carabinieri (police) about their actions.

US tourists have been currently charged with inflicting aggravated damage on UNESCO cultural heritage site.

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