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At Least 28 Killed in 7.8-magnitude Ecuador Quake

Saturday, 16 Apr 2016 10:41 PM

At least 28 people were killed by a strong 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck northwestern Ecuador on Saturday, the country's Vice President Jorge Glas said.

"We have 16 people dead in the city of Portoviejo, 10 in Manta and two in the province of Guayas," he told a news conference. He added that a state of emergency had been declared nationwide.

© AFP 2017

 
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