Avalanche buries Italian hotel, rescuers say ‘many dead’
Breaking911 Reported– Italian rescuers dug frantically Thursday through a wall of snow and shattered trees that buried a resort hotel after an avalanche shaken loose by a string of earthquakes, trapping at 30 people including children. Officials fears many were dead.
Deep snow in the central Abruzzo region – which was also battered by major quakes last summer – slowed efforts to reach the Hotel Rigopiano, located off a hairpin-path alpine road at about 4,000 feet. Follow The Link For The Full Report. -EH