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    Members of Lazio's Alpine and Speleological Rescue Team are seen next to cars covered in snow in front of the Hotel Rigopiano in Farindola, central Italy, hit by an avalanche, in this January 19, 2017 handout picture provided by Lazio's Alpine and Speleological Rescue Team

    Italian Rescue Services Recover Bodies of Four Avalanche Victims in Italy

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    Bodies of four victims of avalanche near a hotel at the Alpine resort of Farindola in the central Italian Pescara province were found by security services, according to local media.

    ROME (Sputnik) — Bodies of four victims of the avalanche near a hotel at the Alpine resort of Farindola in the central Italian Pescara province have been recovered by security services, local media reported Thursday.

    According to Rainews 24 broadcaster citing the rescue services, a total of 34 people were in the hotel of whom 28 are still unaccounted four.

    On Wednesday, the avalanche buried the Rigopiano di Farindola hotel with 20 guests and staff inside.

    Italy was shaken by a series of moderate earthquakes on Wednesday that were felt as far as Rome.


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