Death toll after Italian quake rises to 17

Death toll after Italian quake rises to 17

The death toll from this morning's earthquake in Northern Italy has now risen to 17.

Rescue workers are continuing to comb through the rubble after a 5.8 quake caused buildings to collapse, in the town of Mendolla.

Some 200 people have been injured and thousands left homeless in Italy's second fatal quake in nine days.

The earthquake which took place last week claimed the lives of seven people.


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