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By Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (Reuters) - The death toll from an earthquake that flattened parts of central Italy rose to 267 on Friday as rescue workers pulled more bodies from mounds of debris and families prepared to hold the first funerals. The civil protection department in Rome said nearly 400 people were being treated for injuries in hospitals, and local media reports said about 40 of them were in critical condition. The earth continued to tremble with aftershocks, with survivors sleeping for the second night in tents set up by emergency services.
Eleven Turkish police officers were killed and 70 people injured Friday in a car bombing blamed on Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) rebels, as Turkey's army pressed an offensive against a Kurdish militia in neighbouring Syria. The early morning blast almost completely destroyed the police headquarters in the southeastern town of Cizre, just north of the Syrian border and close to northwestern Iraq. The explosion went off hours after the Turkish military shelled positions held by Kurdish militia inside Syria.