by Courtney Reigh
The 2000-year-old House of Gladiators in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii collapsed Saturday, raising concerns of neglect for historical Italian monuments.
The House of Gladiators was found in ruins when curators came to the site to open it for visitors early Saturday, BBC said.
The structure was believed to be the site where gladiators lived and trained in the historic city which was destroyed by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., The New York Times said.
While it is unknown as to what caused the collapse, many say heavy rainfall and neglect are to blame.