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DEATH TOLL IN ITALY EARTHQUAKE CAUSING 41 DEATH

There was a loud cry of death in the village of Pescara del Tronto of italy.


A massive mother nature destruction attacked the Town of Amatrice killed 41 including a family of four which was found dead in a nearby in Accumoli causing a unexpected death to the citizens of Accumoli of italy.
The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 100km (65 miles) north-east of Rome.

It was presumed to be has similar as that of Aquilla earthquake back in 2009 which left about 309 people dead #one of the world biggest recorded death.

Some buildings in the capital shook for 20 seconds as the quake struck the regional border area of Umbria, Lazio and Le Marche. It was felt from Bologna in the north to Naples in the south. Some 80 aftershocks have been reported since. Local authorities were unsure of the full extent of casualties, but where 10 people were reported dead, among them Children. Twenty people have been taken to hospital.


Heavy damages were done to the town of Amatrice, where at least five died and rescue efforts were under way to find survivors.
"The roads in and out of town are cut off. Half the town is gone. There are people under the rubble. There's been a landslide and a bridge might collapse," said mayor Sergio Pirozzi.
The main street through the town has been devastated and emergency workers are trying to reach six people in a collapsed building.
In Accumoli, a short distance to the north, Mayor Stefano Petrucci said one person had been pulled out of the rubble during the night.

"Then there is a family of four under a collapsed house and sadly there are two small children among them."
A local photographer spoke of 15 rescuers digging with their bare hands trying reach the family.

"They can hear the screams of the mum and one of the children," he said.
Rescuers were also trying to dig out a 58-year-old man who was trapped in his home.
Seismologist Andrea Tertulliani said there were sure to be further, numerous shocks that would probably diminish in intensity.

"But it can't be ruled out that there could be another shock on the same scale as the main one," he said.
Italy's Civil Protection agency described the earthquake as "severe".
"It was so strong. It seemed the bed was walking across the room by itself with us on it," Lina Mercantini of Ceselli, Umbria, told Reuters.

Rescue teams are being sent to the worst-hit areas, the prime minister's office said.

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