11 survivors have been pulled out from underneath the rubble in Italy following a deadly avalanche. Search and rescue teams are still searching for 20 people who are considered missing.

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Search and rescue teams successfully pulled out additional survivors from underneath the rubble after a hotel in the Abruzzo region of central Italy collapsed three days ago due to an avalanche that was most likely caused by an earthquake. At least 30 people were killed due to the avalanche. 11 survivors have been pulled out by rescuers so far while 20 people are still considered missing.

The survivors called the rescuers angels and people around them applauded as the search and rescue teams pulled out more people. On Thursday, rescuers teams started to search for survivors who were buried under the rubble.


Italy Photo Credit: Reuters/Channel 2 News