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Quake rubble cleared with bare hands

Rescuers are frantically searching for survivors after dozens were killed in a powerful earthquake that struck central Italy, Italian officials say.

The 6.3-magnitude quake struck at 0330 (0130 GMT) close to L'Aquila city, 95km (60 miles) north-east of Rome.

Duncan Kennedy reports from L'Aquila.


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