ROME — Rescuers have retrieved the body of an elderly woman, the third fatality in the Sardinian town of Bitti, which was partially buried a day earlier by mudslides after torrential rain.
The Italian news agency LaPresse said Sunday that the corpse of the 89-year-old victim had washed downhill from near her home to the town basketball court.
On Saturday, the bodies of the two other victims were found.
One was a herder who was caught up in the raging muddy waters on his way home; the other was a 90-year-old man in his home.
Mud reached the second floor of many apartment buildings.