Death toll soars to 272, more than 2,500 injured in Equedor Earthquake

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  (CNN)Rescue crews searched desperately through rubble for survivors of a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador. The death toll has soared to 272, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa said Sunday evening. That number is expected to rise as rescue teams dig through the rubble, he said. Earlier that day, Vice President Jorge Glas had estimated that […]

Deadly flash floods hit Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

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Torrential rain that began on Saturday has triggered flash floods in northwest Pakistan and parts of Kashmir, killing at least 53 people. A further 60 were injured after the rains caused landslides and caved in the roofs of homes. The worst affected area was the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan, which recorded 45 deaths. Fourteen of the […]

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