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Papua New Guinea Quake Killed at Least 15, Governor Says

A powerful earthquake two days ago killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and disrupted work at mines, coffee plantations and oil fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday.  His comments were the first confirmation of deaths from a high-ranking official after Monday's magnitude 7.5 earthquake severed communications and roads in the central region, hindering assessment of the destruction. The National Disaster Center has declined to give...

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