Wednesday, 8 April 2009
Survivor rescued 42 hours after Italian quake
Officials say 260 people are now known to have died in Monday's earthquake and about 28,000 are homeless. Aftershocks continue to hit the region. Amazingly a woman was pulled alive from the rubble of the Italian earthquake 42 hours after it smashed central Italy. Watch the video here on this. Here is a CNN piece on the aftermath and effect of the aftershocks in Italy. Link here with good photos of all the aftershocks and rescue attempts. Some spectacular photos from the BBC here also and lots of links on this page too.