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DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE IN CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND

Updated on January 30, 2012

POWERFUL EARTHQUAKE HITS DEAD CENTER IN CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND

DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE HITS CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND
DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE HITS CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND

HUNDREDS MISSING, DEATH TOLL GROWING

A powerfulL 6.3 earthquake struck CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND with deadly aim on Tuesday February 22 AT 11;30 AM .

CHRISTCHURCH had Its own Armageddon with hundreds of people flattened under buildings. Hundreds are feared dead under tons of debris.

75 people have been killed with 300 missing. Its a tragic situation and a time of great agony. John Key quotes,"last time there was a sense of people, wanting to get back the pieces back together. This time people are reflecting and taking stock.

St. John's report increases in heart problems, chest pains, breathing problems, brain injuries to limbs, and crushing injuries...

A FIREFIGHTING TEAM HAS MOVED INTO THE COLLAPSED CTV BUILDING TO PUT OUT A FIRE. DIGGERS ARE CLEARING RUBBLE AT THE BACK OF THE COLLAPSED BUILDING.

THE PRIME MINISTER SAYS THE GOVERNMENT IS DOING EVERYTHING IT CAN TO HELP FAMILIES IN JAPAN WHO ARE WORRIED ABOUT MISSING STUDENTS.

MORE THAN A DOZEN STUDENTS STUDENTS ARE FEARED TO BE STILL INSIDE THE CTV BUILDING WHICH HOUSED AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCHOOL

12 FILIPINOS AE BELIEVED TO BE TRAPPED IN THE CTV BUILDING..ALL ARE FEARED DEAD.

A WOMAN, TRAPPED UNDER HER DESK IN THE PYNE GOULD BUILDING IS NOW RECOVERING IN THE HOSPITAL. ANN VOSS HAD PHONED A TV STATION TO SAY SHE WAS TRAPPED UNDER TONS OF CONCRETE, GLASS AND STEEL.

POLICE AND THE ARMY ARE PATROLLING THE CENTRAL CITY STREETS VOWING TO ARREST ANYONE FOUND WITHIN THE FOUR BORDERING AVENUES WITHOUT VALID IDENTIFICATION.

A 30 MILLION TON OF ICE SHEARED OFF A NEW ZEALAND GLACIER JUST MINUTES AFTER THE VIOLENT EARTHQUAKE DEVASTATED THE CITY OF CHRISTCHURCH. THE HUGE ICEBERG CRASHED INTO A LAKE AFTER BEING HIT BY THE 6.3 MAGNITUDE TREMOR. IT CREATED WAVES UP TO THREE METERS HIGH FOR 30 MINUTES. IT ROCKED TWO SIGHTSEEING BOATS ON THE LAKE AT THE TIME.

DR. MARK QUIGLEY TOLD ONE NEWS THE LIQUEFACTION IN EASTERN PARTS OF THE CITY IS EVEN WORSE AFTER THE SEPT. 4 QUAKE.

IT HAS BEEN ESTIMATED 6 BILLION IN DAMAGE. JOHN KEY STATES " FOR THIS COUNTRY, THIS IS A BIG BILL AND THE COUNTRY WILL PAY A HIGH PRICE"

A MAYORAL FIND HAS BEEN SET UP FOR DONATIONS. THE BNZ ACCOUNT IS 02-0800 084958-000

ICEBERG BREAKS OFF IN CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND
ICEBERG BREAKS OFF IN CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND
6.3 EARTHQUAKE SHATTERS CHRIST CHURCH, NEW ZEALAN
6.3 EARTHQUAKE SHATTERS CHRIST CHURCH, NEW ZEALAN
CHRIST CHURCH NEW ZEALAND NEARLY DESTROYED BY EARTHQUAKE
CHRIST CHURCH NEW ZEALAND NEARLY DESTROYED BY EARTHQUAKE

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    Les Trois Chenes 

    7 years ago from Videix, Limousin, South West France

    My friend's daughter was affected by the earthquake. The house was damaged, the freezer door opened and the cat stole a frozen chicken. Every cloud ....

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