Death toll in Italy quake rises to eight

May 29, 2012 12:58

ROME - The death toll in a 5.8-magnitude earthquake that has hit northern Italy has risen to eight, a source from the Red Cross told Reuters.

The quake is the second to hit the Emilia-Romagna region in just over a week. The previous quake of similar magnitude killed seven people, damaged buildings and forces thousands to live outdoors in tents.

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