Photo Gallery: Disaster in L'Aquila
10/23/2012
A total of 309 people died in the earthquake that shook L'Aquila, Italy, on...
REUTERS

A total of 309 people died in the earthquake that shook L'Aquila, Italy, on April 6, 2009. On Monday, an Italian court convicted six scientists and a government official of manslaughter for failing to give an adequate warning that a major earthquake might hit the city.