Last Body Pulled from Rubble of Italy Earthquake

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People in northern Italy are digging out following a string of earthquakes that have rocked the country for 10 days.

The quakes began May 20, when a 6.0-magnitude temblor hit the region and killed at least seven people. 

A second deadly temblor struck Tuesday in Italy's Emilia region.  The death toll from that quake has now risen to 17.   Rescue crews have now removed the last body of a worker buried beneath a collapsed factory in the town of Medolla. 

That discovery came not long after rescue teams pulled a 65-year-old woman from the rubble of her apartment building Tuesday evening.  She was still alive 12 hours after the building collapsed around her.

Seismic monitors show more than 800 large and small earthquakes or aftershocks near Bologna in the last 10 days.

Meanwhile, for survivors like 34-year-old Annalisa Caiazzo, who's now living in a tent camp, the psychological wounds run deep. 

"I had a psychological breakdown," she said. "After so many aftershocks, I did not expect that everything would have restarted again. We are all collapsed."

Counselors are on the scene to help the traumatized residents heal.

"They will need weeks to recover because the earthquake is a deep wound," Civil protection coordinator Carmine Lizza said.

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