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Authorities: Death toll in earthquake that struck central Italy has risen to 291

9 months 1 day 2 hours ago August 27, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 Saturday, August 27 2016 August 27, 2016 1:19 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Couvillion

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy - Authorities say the death toll in the earthquake that stuck central Italy has risen to 291 after a man being treated in a hospital succumbed to his injuries.

The Civic Protection agency said the man had been receiving treatment at a hospital in Perugia.

Funerals have begun in Italy for some victims of the earthquake. Italy is observing Saturday as a day of national mourning for those killed by the quake.

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