Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/24/2016 - 07:21

Search and rescue efforts continue following a 6.2 earthquake in central Italy, killing at least 21 people.

Dozens are missing or feared dead. The first tremor struck around 3:30 a.m. local time near Norcia, Italy,

Residents of the tiny town, which is 100 miles from Rome have felt least 11 tremors in what is described as a high aftershock rate.

At least 38 dead in Italian earthquake: civil protection via @Reuters

6.2-magnitude quake hits Italy: Live updates @CNN

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