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First Look Thousands of workers join efforts to find Italy earthquake survivors

More than 5,000 rescue workers are working to find and save survivors of the earthquake, after the death toll rose sharply to more than 240 people. 

Ciro de Luca/ Reuters

The death toll following the 6.2 magnitude earthquake in central Italy rose sharply overnight – Wednesday's estimate of 159 victims was updated to 247 – as rescue teams make their way through the affected towns.

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