15 dead after strong Earthquake-People on the streets...
The strong earthquake that hit ecuador and peru on saturday has caused massive devastation. So far 15 people have lost their lives in this earthquake and hundreds of people have been injured. Due to the collapse of buildings in many areas, many people have been buried under the debris, whose evacuation work is going on. According to the report, the intensity of the earthquake was measured at 6.8. Its center was about 80 kilometers away from Guayaquil, the second largest city in Ecuador. Relief and rescue work is going on after the earthquake and the administration is on alert.
The 'US Geological Survey' said that the intensity of the earthquake in ecuador was measured at 6.8. The epicenter of the earthquake was about 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Guayaquil, Ecuador's second largest city. Officials said that 15 people died in ecuador and in peru due to the earthquake. He told that 126 other people were injured.
Earthquake tremors were also felt in Peru
The President of ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, said that due to the earthquake, panic had definitely spread among the people. The Lasso office said in a statement that 11 of those who lost their lives due to the earthquake died in the coastal state of El Oro and two in the mountainous state. In peru, the earthquake was felt from its northern border with ecuador to the central Pacific coast.
Peruvian prime minister Alberto Otarola said that a four-year-old girl died of head injuries caused by the collapse of a house in the Tumbes region on the border with Ecuador. Many buildings have also been damaged due to the earthquake. In videos that have surfaced on social media, people can be seen gathering on the streets of Guayaquil.