Watch: dog dug out alive from Italy earthquake rubble

Firefighters found lucky dog alive 24 hours after quake

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A dog has been found among the rubble in central italy following Sunday's
earthquake.

Firefighters,guided by their own sniffer dog, began digging beneath a collapsed building and it
gradually it became evident that a small animal was there, still alive 24 hours after the quake.

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The dog finally emerged covered in dust, thirsty, but looking otherwise unharmed.

No deaths or critical injuries have been reported in Norcia which was near the epicentre of Sunday's powerful quake, the fourth to strike the region since August.