The number of victims of the earthquake in Ecuador increased to 654 people

Число жертв землетрясения в Эквадоре возросло до 654 человека

The death toll in the earthquake in Ecuador increased to 654 people, reported the Agency Reuters with reference to emergency services in the country, which managed to extract more than 130 people from the rubble of destroyed buildings.

The total number of wounded has already reached 16.6 thousand people. Another 58 are still missing.

We will remind, earlier it was known about 646 victims of the earthquake.

In Ecuador declared an eight-day national mourning for the victims of the devastating earthquake on April 16.

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On April 17, in Ecuador, an earthquake occurred with magnitude of 7.8. According to authorities, this is the strongest earthquake in the country since 1979, the Number of wounded has exceeded 12 thousand people. Had been missing 130 people.