A dog has been rescued after spending far more than nine days trapped below rubble left by the earthquake that struck central Italy, killing almost 300 people today and injuring thousands more.
The golden retriever named Romeo was located today while his owners were trying to retrieve vital belongings from their broken house in the town of Villa San Lorenza a Flavione just outdoors Amatrice, according to neighborhood newspaper Latina Quotidiano (the Latin Everyday).
The owners had not lost hope that the pup was alive and named out “Romeo! Romeo!”
Amazingly, they were had been met with barking, according to the paper.
Firefighters who had been escorting the owners then instantly began to dig and have been able to rescue the dog, the nearby paper mentioned.
At initial, Romeo appeared to be bewildered as he scampered down a mound of broken concrete and other debris.
But following he rapidly took a few actions and sniffed his surroundings, he started wagging his tail.
Latina Quotidiano known as the dog’s rescue a sign of hope for those who lost every thing in the Aug. 24 earthquake.