Monday, April 6, 2009

Strong quake in Italy kills over 150, wounds 1,500

AP News article taken from Yahoo.

By MARTA FALCONI, Associated Press Writer Marta Falconi, Associated Press Writer
L'AQUILA, Italy – Rescue workers using bare hands and buckets searched frantically for students believed buried in a wrecked dormitory after Italy's deadliest quake in nearly three decades struck this medieval city before dawn Monday, killing more than 150 people, injuring 1,500 and leaving tens of thousands homeless. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake buckled both ancient and modern buildings in and around L'Aquila, snuggled in a valley surrounded by the snowcapped Apennines' tallest peak...

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