ITALY EARTHQUAKE PICTURES: Historic Towns Damaged

ITALY EARTHQUAKE PICTURES: Historic Towns Damaged
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Two police officers walk by debris in L'Aquila, central Italy, following a strong earthquake on Monday, April 6, 2009.

The roughly magnitude 6 earthquake struck around 3:30 a.m. local time. By afternoon, more than a thousand rescuers were searching the rubble, according to Britain's Guardian newspaper.

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