Italy Earthquake: ancient villages destroyed, aftershocks continue

The death toll from the devastating pre-dawn earthquake in Central Italy continues to rise. Rescue teams using sniffer dogs, bulldozers and their bare hands worked through the night in a desperate search for survivors. At least 368 more people were injured and an unknown number remain trapped in the collapsed buildings in Amatrice, Accumoli, Arquata del Tronto and Pescara del Trontoin central Italy.
There have been hundreds of aftershocks since the quake struck, hampering relief efforts and damaging already unstable buildings.

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