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Aftershocks of PNG quake leaves 67 dead

AFP

SYDNEY: At least 67 people were killed by an earthquake that devastated Papua New Guinea’s remote highlands last week, the Red Cross said yesterday, with thousands more homeless and without food and clean water, reports AFP.

The recovery effort has been slow as aid workers grapple with blocked roads and power outages to reach cut-off villages after the 7.5-magnitude quake struck on February 26 in the Pacific nation’s mountainous interior.

Terrified locals in the Southern Highlands, Western, Enga and Hela provinces have also been hit by strong aftershocks, including two 6.0-magnitude tremors early Monday.

 

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