6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 120 In Italy
Strong earthquakes struck a mountainous stretch of central Italy early Wednesday, killing at least 120 people.
Authorities confirmed that a magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit the village of Pescara del Tronto which was levelled to the ground and there were fears the number of casualties could rise.
According to the mayor of Accumoli, the quake caused serious damage to a number of towns and villages but did not seem to have hit heavily populated areas.
Residents of Rome, some 170 km (105 miles) fro…
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