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Grim task for quake search teams

Rescue teams in L'Aquila in Italy have been searching for earthquake survivors in difficult and dangerous conditions.

In the streets of the medieval city, there are poignant reminders of everyday life in the aftermath of the quake that claimed at least 179 lives.

Luisa Baldini reports from L'Aquila.


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