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Fatalities Reported in Papua New Guinea Earthquake

More than a dozen people were reportedly killed in a powerful earthquake that struck Papua New Guinea early Monday. The 7.5 magnitude quake, which struck about 90 kilometers south of the town of Porgera, knocked out power lines and damaged roads across the small Pacific island, cutting off access and communications to the interior highlands region, which is believed to have sustained the brunt of the damage. Authorities dispatched emergency teams to Hela province by helicopter to...

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