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Italy reels as earthquake sows terror

A screen grab showing Norcia's Basilica of Saint Benedict after it was struck by a 6.6 magnitude earthquake on Sunday. It was Italy's biggest quake in 36 years. Around a dozen people were injured but there did not appear to have been any fatalities.


ITALY'S most powerful earthquake in 36 years dealt a new blow on Sunday to the country's seismically vulnerable heart, sending terrified residents fleeing for the third time in nine weeks and flattening a revered six-century-old church.

Fabrizio Curcio, head of the national...