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Earthquake toll climbs

<p>A couple look at a destroyed house as rescue workers try to recover a victim body in Aquila April 8, 2009. 



REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo </p>

A couple look at a destroyed house as rescue workers try to recover a victim body in Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

A couple look at a destroyed house as rescue workers try to recover a victim body in Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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<p>A photograph and school mortarboard of earthquake victim Carmelina Iovine, 22, rests on her coffin during her funeral in the Italian town of Raiano April 8, 2009. 



REUTERS/Daniele La Monaca</p>

A photograph and school mortarboard of earthquake victim Carmelina Iovine, 22, rests on her coffin during her funeral in the Italian town of Raiano April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Daniele La Monaca

A photograph and school mortarboard of earthquake victim Carmelina Iovine, 22, rests on her coffin during her funeral in the Italian town of Raiano April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Daniele La Monaca

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<p>A woman reacts as the coffin of 24-year-old Giuseppe Chiavaroli, one of the earthquake victims, arrives for the funeral in S. Maria in Piano church in Loreto Aprutino,  north of Aquila April 8, 2009. 



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A woman reacts as the coffin of 24-year-old Giuseppe Chiavaroli, one of the earthquake victims, arrives for the funeral in S. Maria in Piano church in Loreto Aprutino, north of Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

A woman reacts as the coffin of 24-year-old Giuseppe Chiavaroli, one of the earthquake victims, arrives for the funeral in S. Maria in Piano church in Loreto Aprutino, north of Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>A couple embrace near the ruins of their house after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009.  



REUTERS/Chris Helgren</p>

A couple embrace near the ruins of their house after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

A couple embrace near the ruins of their house after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>The coffin of 24-year-old Giuseppe Chiavaroli, one of the earthquake victims, is carried outside the S. Maria in Piano church after his funeral in Loreto Aprutino, north of Aquila April 8, 2009. 



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The coffin of 24-year-old Giuseppe Chiavaroli, one of the earthquake victims, is carried outside the S. Maria in Piano church after his funeral in Loreto Aprutino, north of Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

The coffin of 24-year-old Giuseppe Chiavaroli, one of the earthquake victims, is carried outside the S. Maria in Piano church after his funeral in Loreto Aprutino, north of Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>A bedroom in a destroyed house is seen in Aquila, April 7, 2009. 


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A bedroom in a destroyed house is seen in Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

A bedroom in a destroyed house is seen in Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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<p>The mother of 24-year-old Giuseppe Chiavaroli, one of the earthquake victims, mourns by her son's coffin during the funeral in S. Maria in Piano church in Loreto Aprutino, north of Aquila April 8, 2009. 



REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito </p>

The mother of 24-year-old Giuseppe Chiavaroli, one of the earthquake victims, mourns by her son's coffin during the funeral in S. Maria in Piano church in Loreto Aprutino, north of Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

The mother of 24-year-old Giuseppe Chiavaroli, one of the earthquake victims, mourns by her son's coffin during the funeral in S. Maria in Piano church in Loreto Aprutino, north of Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>A firefighter holds his helmet during a break in recovery work in Aquila April 8, 2009. 



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A firefighter holds his helmet during a break in recovery work in Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

A firefighter holds his helmet during a break in recovery work in Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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<p>A man reads a newspaper as he walks in a tent camp where earthquake victims reside in Aquila April 8, 2009. 




REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo</p>

A man reads a newspaper as he walks in a tent camp where earthquake victims reside in Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

A man reads a newspaper as he walks in a tent camp where earthquake victims reside in Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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<p>A man carries his personal items recovered by rescue workers from the rubble of his collapsed house three days after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 9, 2009. 



REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito </p>

A man carries his personal items recovered by rescue workers from the rubble of his collapsed house three days after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 9, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

A man carries his personal items recovered by rescue workers from the rubble of his collapsed house three days after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 9, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>A man sits in a tent camp where earthquake victims reside in Aquila April 9, 2009. 



REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo</p>

A man sits in a tent camp where earthquake victims reside in Aquila April 9, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

A man sits in a tent camp where earthquake victims reside in Aquila April 9, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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<p>Relatives of an earthquake victim react in Aquila April 8, 2009. 



REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo </p>

Relatives of an earthquake victim react in Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Relatives of an earthquake victim react in Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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<p>Firefighter Roberto Contu of the Rome's S.A.F team inspects the damaged Duomo church downtown Aquila April 8, 2009. 



REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo</p>

Firefighter Roberto Contu of the Rome's S.A.F team inspects the damaged Duomo church downtown Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Firefighter Roberto Contu of the Rome's S.A.F team inspects the damaged Duomo church downtown Aquila April 8, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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<p>An injured woman sits on a street after an earthquake in Aquila April 6, 2009.  



REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi</p>

An injured woman sits on a street after an earthquake in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

An injured woman sits on a street after an earthquake in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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<p>Rescuers stand on a destroyed house a day after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 7, 2009.   




REUTERS/Chris Helgren</p>

Rescuers stand on a destroyed house a day after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Rescuers stand on a destroyed house a day after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>A woman reacts beside coffins after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009.  



REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico</p>

A woman reacts beside coffins after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico

A woman reacts beside coffins after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico

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<p>Destroyed houses are seen in downtown Aquila, April 7, 2009. 



REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo </p>

Destroyed houses are seen in downtown Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Destroyed houses are seen in downtown Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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<p>A survivor sits in an ambulance a day after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna, April 7, 2009.


REUTERS/Chris Helgren </p>

A survivor sits in an ambulance a day after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

A survivor sits in an ambulance a day after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>A firefighter works on a destroyed building in Aquila, April 7, 2009.  



REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo </p>

A firefighter works on a destroyed building in Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

A firefighter works on a destroyed building in Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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<p>Patients rest outdoors after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009.  




REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Patients rest outdoors after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Patients rest outdoors after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>A firefighter cries after finding his dead daughter in the rubble of a collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila April 7, 2009.  REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

A firefighter cries after finding his dead daughter in the rubble of a collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

A firefighter cries after finding his dead daughter in the rubble of a collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Firefighters carry a body found in the rubble of a collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila, April 7, 2009. 



REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito </p>

Firefighters carry a body found in the rubble of a collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Firefighters carry a body found in the rubble of a collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>A woman is seen in a tent camp in L'Aquila April 7, 2009.   REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi</p>

A woman is seen in a tent camp in L'Aquila April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A woman is seen in a tent camp in L'Aquila April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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<p>A car is seen amongst the rubble of a collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila, April 7, 2009. 



REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

A car is seen amongst the rubble of a collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

A car is seen amongst the rubble of a collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>An excavator digs near a collapsed building in Aquila April 6, 2009.   



REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi</p>

An excavator digs near a collapsed building in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

An excavator digs near a collapsed building in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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<p>Six-year-old Sara Luce and her mother eat as they rest outdoors after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009.   



REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Six-year-old Sara Luce and her mother eat as they rest outdoors after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Six-year-old Sara Luce and her mother eat as they rest outdoors after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>A family views the destruction the morning after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 7, 2009.   



REUTERS/Chris Helgren</p>

A family views the destruction the morning after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

A family views the destruction the morning after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>A woman sits on a street a day after an earthquake struck the Italian city of Aquila, April 7, 2009. 



REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito </p>

A woman sits on a street a day after an earthquake struck the Italian city of Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

A woman sits on a street a day after an earthquake struck the Italian city of Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>An entrance hall in a destroyed house is seen the morning after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 7, 2009.  




REUTERS/Chris Helgren</p>

An entrance hall in a destroyed house is seen the morning after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

An entrance hall in a destroyed house is seen the morning after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>Firefighters carry paintings recovered from a house a day after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna, April 7, 2009. 



R\EUTERS/Chris Helgren </p>

Firefighters carry paintings recovered from a house a day after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna, April 7, 2009. R\EUTERS/Chris Helgren

Firefighters carry paintings recovered from a house a day after an earthquake struck the Italian village of Onna, April 7, 2009. R\EUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>Rescuers sift through the wreckage of a house after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009.  



REUTERS/Chris Helgren</p>

Rescuers sift through the wreckage of a house after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Rescuers sift through the wreckage of a house after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>Girls embrace after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009.  



REUTERS/Chris Helgren</p>

Girls embrace after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Girls embrace after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>Aerial view of collapsed buildings around L'aquila April 6, 2009. 



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Aerial view of collapsed buildings around L'aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Livio Anticoli/Pool

Aerial view of collapsed buildings around L'aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Livio Anticoli/Pool

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<p>Rescue workers carry an injured man away from his house in Aquila April 6, 2009.   



REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi</p>

Rescue workers carry an injured man away from his house in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Rescue workers carry an injured man away from his house in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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<p>A man rests near the rubble of his collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila, April 7, 2009. 



REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

A man rests near the rubble of his collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

A man rests near the rubble of his collapsed house after an earthquake in Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>A mother and her daughter stay inside a tent at a tent camp in Paganica, near L'Aquila, April 7, 2009. 



REUTERS/Max Rossi </p>

A mother and her daughter stay inside a tent at a tent camp in Paganica, near L'Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Max Rossi

A mother and her daughter stay inside a tent at a tent camp in Paganica, near L'Aquila, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>A man (C) reacts as he awaits news about his son trapped in a collapsed building in Aquila April 6, 2009.   



REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi</p>

A man (C) reacts as he awaits news about his son trapped in a collapsed building in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A man (C) reacts as he awaits news about his son trapped in a collapsed building in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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<p>The body of an infant is placed with its mother in a coffin, after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009.  



REUTERS/Chris Helgren </p>

The body of an infant is placed with its mother in a coffin, after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

The body of an infant is placed with its mother in a coffin, after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>People rest outdoors after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009.  



REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

People rest outdoors after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

People rest outdoors after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Firefighters and police sift through the wreckage of a house after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009.   



REUTERS/Chris Helgren</p>

Firefighters and police sift through the wreckage of a house after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Firefighters and police sift through the wreckage of a house after an earthquake in the Italian village of Onna April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>A wheelchair-bound patient is pushed along outdoors by hospital staff after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009.   




REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

A wheelchair-bound patient is pushed along outdoors by hospital staff after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

A wheelchair-bound patient is pushed along outdoors by hospital staff after an earthquake caused the collapse of St. Salvatore Hospital in Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>People walk on the street as they leave their homes after an earthquake, in downtown Aquila April 6, 2009. 



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People walk on the street as they leave their homes after an earthquake, in downtown Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

People walk on the street as they leave their homes after an earthquake, in downtown Aquila April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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