Saturday, February 27, 2010

State of Catastrophe Declared in Chile After Massive 8.8-Magnitude Quake

BREAKING NEWS-President Michele Bachelet declared a state of catastrophe in central Chile after a massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck early Saturday.The most powerful quake to hit the country in a half century cut electricity, water and phone lines to many areas, meaning there was no word of death or damage from many outlying areas.There have been conflicting reports on the death toll, with some placing the count as high as 122, a number Chilean officials expect to rise....

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