Miraculous Stories of Survival After an Avalanche Buries a Luxury Hotel in Italy

The avalanche was likely a result of 4 powerful earthquakes that hit the same region in central Italy.
1:09 | 01/21/17

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And in central Italy, stories of survival after an avalanche there. Resort guests buried alive, and now, rescued. ABC's Jennifer Eccleston reports. Reporter: Rescuers scrambling to save the 6-year-old girl. Shouting, be careful. And then celebrating her miraculous survival. Incredibly, two more children freed. Warm clothes and an air pocket helping to keep the children alive. The boy saying the adults were in a room next door. Their condition, unknown. Nine lucky survivors now rescued from Wednesday's massive avalanche. This boy and his mother, the first. It's believed to have been triggered by four large earthquakes. Emotion now overwhelming exhausted rescue teams. One calling the scene the apocalypse. Those three children recovering at a nearby hospital. The death toll stands at five and there could be 20 missing, but Italian authorities insist this is still a rescue operation. Cecilia? Jennifer, thank you.

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