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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

New Zealand : Earthquake (News)

More news being reported with regards to the New Zealand Earthquake. Here are a few recent ones :

" All NZ flights grounded after earthquake

Flights across New Zealand have been grounded after a major earthquake devastated the South Island city of Christchurch.

Auckland Airport spokesman Richard Llewellyn said the airways system around the country was closed shortly after the 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck on Tuesday lunchtime.

New Zealand quake: Police confirm fatalities

Police have confirmed fatalities after a massive earthquake hit Christchurch.

Multiple fatalities have been reported at several locations in the central city, including two buses crushed by falling buildings. A doctor and emergency services are attending.

Scores trapped inside NZ building: report

Scores of people are believed to trapped inside a collapsed building in central Christchurch following a devastating earthquake.

Local network TV3 reported that up to 200 people were inside the Pyne Gould Guinness Building on Cambridge Terrace when the earthquake struck at 10.51pm (AEST)."

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