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Italy suffers from earthqake for two days astraight
18:08, 26 August 2016
Italy suffers from earthqake for two days astraight

More than 260 people died, nearly four hundred were wounded, more than 900 aftershocks were reported

18:08, 26 August 2016

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Italy has been suffering from earthqake for two days astraight. A new magnitude 4.8 earthquake hit the central part of Italy. The epicenter was five kilometers from the town Amatriche, which suffered the most from 24 Wednesday's shocks - about three hundred historic buildings were destroyed in the town.

Related: Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 267

Yesterday, the government introduced emergency state in the affected areas. Ukrainian Foreign Ministry called on Ukrainians refrain from trips to central Italy. More than 260 people died, nearly four hundred were wounded, more than 900 aftershocks were reported.

Search and rescue operations go on for the second day in the ruined cities, periodic repeated aftershocks challenge the rescue missions. Italian government allocated 50 million euros to help the survivors.

Related: Italy Ambassador thanks Ukrainians for flowers in memory of earthquake victims

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi promised to allocate additional funds to restore infrastructure soon.

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