Italy marks fifth anniversary of earthquake

Five years after devastating quake, most of the Italian town of L'Aquila is still in ruins.

    Five years after a devastating earthquake, much of the Italian town of L'Aquila is still in ruins.  

    Despite pledges of reconstruction, some of the temporary housing on the outskirts of the town is starting to feel more permanent. 

    Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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