4.3-magnitude aftershock hits Italian town

ROME: A strong aftershock with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 has hit an earthquake-struck area in Italy, causing more damage to buildings in a town nearly destroyed a day earlier.


The aftershock caused one building to partially collapse, sending up plumes of smoke and panic in Amatrice.

Wednesday’s earthquake killed at least 241 people in Amatrice and other towns in central Italy.