Aftershocks rattle region: UPDATES.
VIDEO: Berlusconi Declaires the center L'Aquila, & all public buildings, 'unsafe'; and states, "All the schools will not have the certification of viability 'will remain closed". read. (Italian)
Statement: Speaking at a press conference at the barracks of the Guardia di Finanza [06 April, at 15:02]
Terremoto in Abruzzo, oltre 90 morti e 1.500 feriti. 50mila gli sfollati.
Immediately after the quake, Berlusconi cancelled a planned trip to Moscow to head for the epicenter of the quake. Article: Deutsche Welle
News cast from Rome:
Fault-lines, perhaps along Pescara, intersecting Popoli et Sulmona...
Despite several devastating earthquakes L'Aquila has retained its medieval fortifications and a number of impressive old buildings, including St. Bernardino's Basilica (15th–16th cent.) more.
My prayers and thoughts for all...