ITALY: Earthquakes Shake Central Italy

On 18 January, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni announced the deployment of a series of rescue teams to villages effected by the four 5.2+ magnitude earthquakes. All of the earthquakes truck on the same day, and three struck within the same hour. The earthquakes occurred during a heavy snowstorm. Parts of central Italy are without power and clear roadways. There has been one death reported.

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