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New Zealand Marks Anniversary of Devastating Earthquake

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Christchurch in New Zealand after a powerful earthquake

Christchurch in New Zealand after a powerful earthquake. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.


Thousands of New Zealanders took part in an emotional ceremony Wednesday to mark the one-year anniversary of a powerful earthquake that left 185 people dead in downtown Christchurch.

The names of the victims were read in the city’s North Hagley Park before tearful mourners observed two minutes of silence at the exact moment when the quake struck.

Full story: VOANews.com

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