1 dead, dozens hurt as 2 powerful aftershocks rattle Ecuador

May 18, 2016 9:16 PM

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QUITO, Ecuador — Two powerful earthquakes jolted Ecuador on Wednesday, causing one death and injuring dozens.

Neither appeared to have caused serious damage but the government decided to cancel school nationwide as a precaution. In Guayaquil, office workers fled into the streets after the second quake.

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