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Children saved in Italy avalanche hotel miracle

rescuer taking part in the salvage operations in front of the hotel rigopiano engulfed by a powerful avalanche
AFTERMATH. A handout picture released on January 19, 2017 by the Corpo Nazionale Soccorso Alpino e Speleologico (CNSAS) shows a rescuer taking part in the salvage operations in front of the Hotel Rigopiano engulfed by a powerful avalanche in Farindola on January 19, 2017, after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck the region. Handout photo by CNSAS/AFP

The rescues mean all 4 children known to have been in the Rigopiano hotel when it was hit by a wall of snow on Wednesday, January 18, have been saved

PENNE, Italy (Jan. 20, 2017) — A woman and 4 children were pulled alive Friday, January 20, from the ruins of an Italian hotel and 5 other survivors were located under the snow, two days after the building was buried under an avalanche. Continue reading Children saved in Italy avalanche hotel miracle