Rome evacuates children from immigrant center as violence mounts

November 13, 2014 6:21 PM

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ROME (Reuters) - Rome's mayor ordered the evacuation on Thursday of 45 children from a center for immigrants that has been under attack for four days by local people.

Mayor Ignazio Marino said the building, which houses around 70 people including a few homeless Italians, had been "seriously damaged" and the children were no longer safe there.

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