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Submission + - L'Aquila quake: Italy scientists guilty of manslaughter (bbc.co.uk)

An anonymous reader writes: Six Italian scientists and an ex-government official have been sentenced to six years in prison over the 2009 deadly earthquake in L'Aquila.

A regional court found them guilty of multiple manslaughter.

Prosecutors said the defendants gave a falsely reassuring statement before the quake, while the defence maintained there was no way to predict major quakes.

The 6.3 magnitude quake devastated the city and killed 309 people

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L'Aquila quake: Italy scientists guilty of manslaughter

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