Randy Economy Investigative Journalist, Political Adbviser

Monday, February 21, 2011

UPDATE: 6.3 CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE LEAVES AT LEAST 65 DEAD. Scores missing. City rocked with aftershocks.

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Christchurch is the SECOND largest city in New Zealand
By Randy Economy
February 21, 2011
10:26 p.m.

Christchurch, NZ

This is turning out to be a nightmare beyond comprehension.  So far, at least 65 people have been killed that that deadly 6.3 earthquake that struck the populated center of Christchurch, New Zealand less than seven hours ago.

Prime Minister John Key just announced that  at least 65 people have been killed.  Christchurch is the second largest city in the country of New Zealand.

Collapsed buildings, vehicles have been tossed like matchbox cars, and massive amounts of debris is littering the streets of this lower island of the Kiwi country.

The 6.3-magnitude quake struck on a busy weekday Tuesday afternoon, right at lunchtime while workers and residents were getting ready for the busy afternoon.  Here are some new videos of the Christchurch earthquake that has just been uploaded on You Tube.

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