THE LATEST: ECUADOR QUAKE DEATH TOLL RISES TO 553
Sharp shock hits Ecuador, biggest post-quake jolt
Apr. 20, 2016 2:04 PM (all times local)
The death toll from Ecuador's major earthquake continues to rise.
Ecuador's attorney general said Wednesday that 553 people were killed during the quake. The previous report put the number of dead at 525.
Another 4,065 people are injured and about 100 remain missing following Saturday evening's magnitude-7.8 quake along the Pacific coast.
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