Italians mourn earthquake victims as death toll rises

August 27, 2016 11:09 AM

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Victims of Wednesday's earthquake in central Italy were given state funerals on Saturday, a day of national mourning on which the provisional death toll from the quake rise to 291.

The magnitude-6 quake struck a rugged mountain area between the regions of Umbria, Lazio and Marche, roughly 120 kilometres northeast of Rome.

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