Anger Erupts As 1700 Still Missing In Ecuador Quake

April 20, 2016 12:40 PM

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Anger Erupts As 1700 Still Missing In Ecuador Quake

Pedernales: The death toll from Ecuador's earthquake was set to rise sharply after authorities warned that 1,700 people were still missing and anger gripped families of victims trapped in the rubble.

Three days after the powerful 7.8-magnitude quake struck Ecuador's Pacific coast in a zone popular with tourists, 480 people are known to have died, the government said on Tuesday.

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