Death Toll Climbs After Italy Earthquake

The 6.2-magnitude earthquake in central Italy killed nearly 250 people.
2:42 | 08/25/16

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We move to Italy. The death toll continues to climb from the massive earthquake. Rescue efforts overnight. More than 200 aftershocks rocking the the country. This drone video shows the crushing destruction from the quake. Terry Moran son the screen in amatrice with the latest. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning, George. Those aftershocks keep rolling through. A couple of them woke us up last night. Sent people scurrying into streets. The danger is reel. That is the ancient church of St. Augustine. Emergency workers tell us that tower could come down in the next big shake. 17 hours after the earthquake first struck this small Italian town, a rare moment of hope a amidst the rubble. They hear Julia. They respond with messages of encouragement as they successfully pull her to safety. She emerges to applause and cries of, she's alive. Further west, in the town of amatrice, one of the hardest hit. Another team gently pulling out first a little boy. Then a little girl from the wreckage 37 both survivors. This morning, rescue workers meeting on the outskirts of town, mapping out where they need to go. Determined to save lives. It's very emotion. The emotion -- the emotion after the day, after a month, after a year. Reporter: Are you proud of this work? Yes. I'm proud of this work. Reporter: This exclusive new drone footage illustrates the scope of the devastation in amatrice. The invisible line where houses remain untouched and the old city, where three-quarters of the town has been flattened. Look at the main street before the disaster. Here it is after. Once so picturesque, this town square now a reck. The clock tow sir all that's left standing now. Cars crumbled. Homes reduced to skeletons. Looking more like doll houses. This tattered Mickey mouse doll lying in the rubble. More than 200 aftershocks have been unleashed. We made our way through shattered villages. Shell shocked residents returning to see what's left of their homes. Rescue workers tell us what makes this work so hard is these old stone buildings just completely collapsing in on themselves. Getting this done, getting in there and finding out who is in there is grim. It's dangerous. It's going to take awhile to complete. Amy? Our heart are with all of those in Italy now.

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