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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

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

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

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

A woman is carried on a stretcher by rescuers in Amatrice on Aug. 24.
Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP

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

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

Rescuers clear debris while searching for victims in damaged buildings in Arquata 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.

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

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

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

Rescuers and residents in Amatrice on Aug. 24.
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Rescuers and residents in Amatrice on Aug. 24.

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

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

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

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

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

A woman is comforted in Amatrice on Aug. 24.
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A woman is comforted in Amatrice on Aug. 24.

The sun rises over collapsed buildings Amatrice on Aug. 24.
Massimo Percossi / ANSA via AP

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

A man leans on rubble of the earthquake in Amatrice on Aug. 24.
Massimo Percossi / ANSA via AP

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


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