The Latest: Quake rescue work suspended at Italian hotel

August 24, 2016 9:06 PM

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A rescue official says Italian rescue workers have been forced to suspend their search at the site of a hotel that was badly damaged in Wednesday’s earthquake.

Officials say about 70 people had been staying at the Hotel Roma in the central Italian town of Amatrice when the quake struck early Wednesday. Five bodies have been pulled from the rubble so far.

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