Scores Killed in New Zealand Earthquake

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Scores Killed in New Zealand Earthquake
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Tue, 02-22-2011 - 2:22pm

Rescue workers spent a cold, rainy night searching through rubble for survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck New Zealand’s second-largest city, Christchurch, on Tuesday, killing at least 65 people.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/23/world/asia/23zealand.html?_r=1&src=mv&ref=homepage

 


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Tue, 02-22-2011 - 2:34pm
Christchurch in ruins after earthquake

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12541172

 


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Tue, 02-22-2011 - 4:07pm
See picture......... Photo: 30 million tons of ice

Approximately 30 million tons of ice from the Tasman Glacier slid into Tasman Lake as a result of a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand on Tuesday, February 22, 2011. The massive quake has killed at least 65 people and has left one of New Zealand's largest cities in ruins. AP Photo/NZPA, Denis Callesen

 


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