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Italians celebrate 70th anniversary of Liberation Day

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By Euronews
Italians celebrate 70th anniversary of Liberation Day

<p>Italians are celebrating the 70th anniversary of Liberation Day.</p> <p>Ceremonies are being held to mark the uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies in 1945.</p> <p>President Sergio Mattarella lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier in Rome.</p> <p>Within days of the uprising, Benito Mussolini was captured and killed.</p> <p>He was hanged along with his mistress in a square in Milan.</p> <p>April 25 is an annual public holiday in Italy.</p>