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Nightmare As Quake Rocks Italy Again

Quake Rocks Italy Again

A view of the facade of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta, dating back to 1300, in the small town of Ussita in central Italy, Thursday, damaged after a 5.9 earthquake destroyed part of the town. A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late on Wednesday, crumbling churches and buildings, knocking out power and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just two months after a powerful earthquake killed  nearly 300 people. Despite numerous building collapses, no deaths had been reported by midday, more than 17 hours after the first of the 5.5 and 6.1 magnitude tremors.