Monday, 29 November 2021 09:10 GMT

Morocco- Ecuador Earthquake: 77 Killed Hundreds Injured

(MENAFN- Morocco World News) ;">Quito – A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador’s central coast killing at least 77 people and injuring hundreds authorities said.

The major earthquake struck Saturday night Vice President Jorge Glas said in a televised address adding that it buckled homes and knocked out power in a city hundreds of miles away.

Nearly 600 people were injured he said noting that the death toll is expected to go up.

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