Aerial photographs show the sheer devastation of the 6.2-magnitude earthquake the rocked central Italy just over a week ago.
Aftershocks continue to rattle the quake-devastated area as the death toll nears 300.
Areas hardest hit by the quake were the tiny towns of Amatrice and Accumoli near Rieti, 100 kilometres northeast of Rome, and Pescara del Tronto, 25 kilometres further east.
Photos show levelled buildings, crumbling landscapes as some 4,000 residents are homeless as a result of the destruction.
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