8 Survivors Found in Rubble of Italy Avalanche

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) – Hopes have been raised with the discovery of eight people alive in the rubble of an Italian hotel today, two days after an avalanche tore through the mountain resort and trapped an estimated 30 people inside.

An AP photographer and a producer say three helicopters landed at the scene, including an air ambulance.

Italian media are reporting that at least five of the survivors have been located and are being rescued.

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