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18 Photos Show Scenes Of Devastation From Italy's Earthquake

The earthquake struck in the early hours local time Wednesday, killing more than 240 people.

Posted on August 24, 2016, at 10:51 a.m. ET

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This aerial photo shows the earthquake-damaged buildings in the town of Amatrice in central Italy on Aug. 24.

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An elderly man receives assistance as collapsed buildings are seen in the background in Amatrice on Aug. 24.

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Rescue workers clear debris while searching for victims in damaged buildings in Accumoli on Aug. 24.

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A woman is carried on a stretcher by rescuers in Amatrice on Aug. 24.

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A survivor looks at the collapsed buildings of the town of Pescara del Tronto on Aug. 24.

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Rescuers clear debris while searching for victims in damaged buildings in Arquata del Tronto on Aug. 24.

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Rescue workers clear debris while searching for victims in damaged buildings in Accumoli on Aug. 24.

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A man is pulled out of the rubble in Amatrice on Aug. 24.

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A nun checks her mobile phone beside a victim of the Amatrice earthquake on Aug. 24.

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Rescuers and residents in Amatrice on Aug. 24.

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Soldiers search the rubble of a collapsed house in Amatrice on Aug. 24.

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A man is rescued from the ruins in Amatrice on Aug. 24.

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People walk on the rubble of the Amatrice earthquake on Aug. 24.

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Laundry hangs near damaged buildings in Accumoli on Aug. 24.

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A man walks amid the rubble of the earthquake in Pescara del Tronto on Aug. 24.

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A woman is comforted in Amatrice on Aug. 24.

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The sun rises over collapsed buildings Amatrice on Aug. 24.

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A man leans on rubble of the earthquake in Amatrice on Aug. 24.


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