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At least 21 killed and many more feared dead after ‘apocalyptic’ 6.2 earthquake flattens buildings in central Italy as shocked mayor says ‘my town has been wiped out’-media-24

A man looks at damaged buildings after a strong heartquake hit Amatrice on August 24, 2016. Central Italy was struck by a powerful, 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the early hours, which has killed at least three people and devastated dozens of mountain villages. Numerous buildings had collapsed in communities close to the epicenter of the quake near the town of Norcia in the region of Umbria, witnesses told Italian media, with an increase in the death toll highly likely. / AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTEFILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images

At least 21 killed and many more feared dead after ‘apocalyptic’ 6.2 earthquake flattens buildings in central Italy as shocked mayor says ‘my town has been wiped out’-media-23
At least 21 killed and many more feared dead after ‘apocalyptic’ 6.2 earthquake flattens buildings in central Italy as shocked mayor says ‘my town has been wiped out’-media-25