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Aerial footage of quake aftermath

More than 100 people have been killed after an earthquake hit central Italy.

The magnitude 6.3 quake happened in the city of L'Aquila around 95km (60 miles) north-east of Rome.

A university dormitory, churches and a bell tower are believed to be among the buildings that collapsed.


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