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Rescuers retrieve four bodies after Sicily blast; death toll rises to 7

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By Antonio Denti RAVANUSA, Italy (Reuters) -Rescuers have pulled four more bodies out of the rubble of houses destroyed by a suspected gas explosion in the Sicilian town of Ravanusa, bringing the total death toll to seven, the fire brigade said on Monday. Two people are still missing following Saturday’s blast, which demolished four houses and badly damaged another three. Sniffer dogs located the four bodies, including a nurse who was nine-months pregnant, in the early hours and emergency services worked through the night to clear away the debris in order to reach them safely. “The rubble has …

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