Search For Survivors After Latest Italy Quake

| May 30, 2012

Sky News – 

The search for survivors is continuing in Italy after a powerful earthquake struck in the north of the country, killing at least 16 people and leaving an estimated 14,000 homeless.

A 65-year-old woman has been rescued from the rubble of her home in Cavezzo, but it is feared many more people could still be trapped.

Officials have warned of more aftershocks after the region’s second earthquake in less than two weeks.

The quake, which injured 200 people, came just nine days after an earlier tremor claimed six lives and left 7,000 without a home.

Residents in cities including Turin and Venice rushed into the streets in panic when a quake struck 60km (40 miles) east of Parma on Tuesday morning.

Just a few hours later, the region was struck by three more quakes of between 5.1 and over 5.3 magnitude. As night fell one person was reported missing.

The search for survivors in the

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