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Factories collapse as 2nd big quake hits northern Italy


Msnbc.com: A magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook northern Italy on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, killing at least 8 according to Italian news reports. The quake was the 2nd in the region in just over a week. The United States Geological Survey says the quake was centered 25 miles northwest of Bologna.


Photo: Firefighters search the debris of a collapsed factory in Mirandola, northern Italy, after a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck on May 29, 2012. (Marco Vasini / AP via msnbc.com)