Ecuador says death toll from quake jumps to 413

QUITO, Ecuador, 19th April, 2016 (WAM) -- Ecuador’s government has said that the death toll from the weekend’s powerful earthquake has now climbed to 413.

The increased figure came in the government’s latest bulletin on casualties from the powerful 7.8-magnitude quake that hit the country’s Pacific coastline.

About 2,500 people are now listed as injured.


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