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Questions swirl about Italy response to snow-isolated hotel

10 months 2 weeks 3 days ago Monday, January 23 2017 Jan 23, 2017 January 23, 2017 7:24 AM January 23, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

FARINDOLA, Italy - Rescue crews are considering whether to start using heavy equipment to speed up the search for 23 people still buried under the ruins of a hotel following an avalanche in central Italy.

A firefighter spokesman says emergency crews believe there could still be pockets under the snow were people might still be alive.

But the spokesman says that its' been five days after the devastating snow slide and "we are fighting against time."

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