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A rescuer holds a dog in Amatrice in central Italy on August 25, 2016 after a strong eartquake that claimed at least 247 lives. 
Central Italy was struck by a powerful, 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the early hours of August 24, that shook central Italy and the death toll rose to 247 on August 25, as rescuers desperately searched for survivors in the rubble of devastated mountain villages. Hundreds of others were injured, some critically, and an unknown number were trapped under the ruins of collapsed buildings after Wednesday's pre-dawn quake. / AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE
The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy rose to 247 on Thursday amid fears many more corpses would be found in the rubble of devastated mountain villages.
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