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Flooding has killed at least 6 people in Italy

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At least six people were killed Sunday when torrential rain triggered flooding in the Italian city of Livorno.

A family of four died after becoming trapped in their flooded basement apartment. The Italian news agency ANSA said the bodies of a 4-year-old boy, his parents and his grandfather were all found in the two-family home.

The BBC reports that the grandfather rescued his granddaughter, but died when he returned to help his other family members.

Two other people are still missing.

"The city is literally devastated," said Livorno Mayor Filippo Nogarin.

The city is home to 170,000 and is also a popular spot among travelers catching ferries to the islands of Elba and Sardinia.

The torrential rains also lashed Rome, where the city's mayor urged people to stay home.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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