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Italy Earthquake Flattens School

Rescuers in southern Italy are searching for victims trapped in the debris of a school reduced to rubble by an earthquake. More than 20 people were killed, most of them children. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports.

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Sylvia Poggioli is senior European correspondent for NPR's International Desk covering political, economic, and cultural news in Italy, the Vatican, Western Europe, and the Balkans. Poggioli's on-air reporting and analysis have encompassed the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, the turbulent civil war in the former Yugoslavia, and how immigration has transformed European societies.
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