Thursday, April 08, 2010

Italy marks first anniversary of L'Aquila Earthquake

Commerations were held in L'Aquila and other parts of Italy this week to remember the earthquake which struck the central region of the country on April 6, 2009. The earthquake killed over 300 people and left tens of thousands homeless. It also severely damaged many medieval buildings including several historical churches.

Photo of the Earthquake damage in L'Aquila, from

Here are several video reports about the one year anniversary: