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International Operation Underway for Ecuador Earthquake Victims

International and United Nations agencies are mounting a large-scale emergency operation to assist tens of thousands of people affected by the worst earthquake to hit Ecuador since 1979.  The latest figures put the number of dead at more than 400 and the number of injured at more than 2,650.   The disaster has displaced an estimated 40,000 people and the number of dead and injured is expected to rise.  The earthquake, which struck northeast Ecuador Saturday, had a...

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