This content is not available in your region

Ten found alive in Italy avalanche-hit hotel

Access to the comments Comments
By Euronews
Ten found alive in Italy avalanche-hit hotel

<p>Buried under snow for two days, four children and a woman have been pulled from the wreckage of a hotel in central Italy flattened by an avalanche. </p> <p>In total ten people have been found alive, and rescuers are working through the night to find more survivors.</p> <p>Around 20 people are still missing after a wall of snow slammed into the Hotel Rigopiano, and so far two bodies have been recovered.</p> <p>Rescue efforts have been hampered by the heavy snowfall and risk of further earthquakes which were believed to have triggered the deadly avalanche</p> <p>While the survivors were rushed to hospital to be treated for hypothermia, friends and relatives of those still missing gathered at there desperate for news of their loved ones.</p>