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PHOTOS: Boulder nearly wipes out Italian farmhouse

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A huge boulder is seen after it missed a farm house by less than a meter in Ronchi di Termeno, in Northern Italy. (AP Photo/Markus Hell, Tareom.com, ho) A huge boulder is seen after it missed a farm house by less than a meter in Ronchi di Termeno, in Northern Italy. (AP Photo/Markus Hell, Tareom.com, ho)
ROME (AP) — A huge boulder unleashed by a landslide in northern Italy narrowly missed a farmhouse, destroyed a barn and came to a stop in vineyards.

A second boulder stopped just feet (about a meter) behind the traditional stone farmhouse in the rocky region of Alto-Adige.

The surreal sight was captured in a series of dramatic photographs. Nobody was injured in the tumble from mountains overlooking the village of Ronchi di Termeno. Some other boulders from the Jan. 21 landslide blocked roads.

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