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Sunday, 3 November, 2002, 15:39 GMT
In pictures: Italy quake victims funeral
An emotional mass funeral has been held in the devastated Italian village of San Giuliano di Puglia for the 29 people - including 26 children - who were killed in Thursday's earthquake.

Two men sit watching the crowd in San Giuliano di Puglia
Thousands came to watch, and mourn, at the mass funeral

Italian rescuers and armed service workers carry the coffins of victims in procession
The sad procession wound its way to a tent where the funeral ceremony was to be held

Families walk alongside the coffins as they carried by Italian rescuers and firefighters
Distraught families walked alongside Italian rescuers and firefighters as they carried the tiny coffins

Firefighters weep as they carry a coffin during the funeral procession
The grief was visible on many of the pallbearers faces

Young girl wipes away
Mourners and relatives, some clutching photographs of their lost ones, wept as the coffins went past

Couple hug each other as another woman cries
While others were simply overcome by the emotion of the day

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