Italian Scientists Convicted of Manslaughter Over Earthquake Predictions
Description:Earthquake predictions lead to manslaughter conviction for Italian scientists.
In Italy, seven members of the National Commission for the Forecast and Prevention of Major Risks have been found guilty of multiple manslaughter in the deaths of 309 people during a 2009 earthquake.
The men are accused of downplaying the possible dangers the earthquake posed and giving "inaccurate, incomplete and contradictory" information to citizens regarding the tremors preceding the actual quake.(1:01)