Conflict & Justice

L'Aquila Earthquake: Italian Scientists Guilty of Manslaughter

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L'Aquila Town Hall after the 2009 quake (Photo: TheWhiz83/Wiki Commons)

A regional court in Italy found six Italian scientists guilty of multiple manslaughter over the earthquake in L'Aquila in 2009, which killed 309 people. Reporter Megan Williams speaks to anchor Marco Werman about this verdict which has alarmed the scientific community. Scientists say there is no reliable way to predict an earthquake.

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