Frantic Search For Survivors

08/24/2016 — Leave a comment

Deadly quake devastates mountain region in central Italy

epaselect epa05508238 An injured woman (C) is carried by rescuers amid the rubble of collapsed buildings in Amatrice, central Italy, 24 August 2016, following a 6.2 magnitude earthquake, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), that struck at around 3:30 am local time (1:30 am GMT). The quake was felt across a broad section of central Italy, including the capital Rome where people in homes in the historic center felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks. According to reports at least 21 people died in the quake, 11 in Lazio and 10 in Marche regions.  EPA/MASSIMO PERCOSSI

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