(MENAFN- AzerNews) The death toll from the 6.5-magnitude earthquake that hit the
Ecuadorian province of Guayas has risen to 14, Ecuadorian
authorities said Saturday, Azernews reports citing Xinhua.
Another 381 were injured following the earthquake, according to
the Ecuadorian Secretariat of Risk Management.
Among those killed, 11 were in the province of El Oro and one in
the province of Azuay. Some injured people have been treated in
hospitals, Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso said during the
establishment of the National Emergency Operations Committee in
Guayaquil, the capital of Guayas, to evaluate and determine
immediate response actions.
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