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Chile extends curfew to maintain order

2010-03-03 09:03:57 GMT2010-03-03 17:03:57 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Journalists and locals queue up to apply for curfew pass in Concepcion, southern Chile, on March 2, 2010. The death toll in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile early Saturday morning continued to rise in the latest official figure released Tuesday, and the authorities extended the length and scope of a curfew to maintain social order. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

A soldier carries out curfew operation in Concepcion, southern Chile, on March 2, 2010. The death toll in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile early Saturday morning continued to rise in the latest official figure released Tuesday, and the authorities extended the length and scope of a curfew to maintain social order. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

A soldier carries out curfew operation in Concepcion, southern Chile, on March 2, 2010. The death toll in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile early Saturday morning continued to rise in the latest official figure released Tuesday, and the authorities extended the length and scope of a curfew to maintain social order. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Journalists and locals queue up to apply for curfew pass in Concepcion, southern Chile, on March 2, 2010. The death toll in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile early Saturday morning continued to rise in the latest official figure released Tuesday, and the authorities extended the length and scope of a curfew to maintain social order. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

The death toll in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile early Saturday morning continued to rise in the latest official figure released Tuesday, and the authorities extended the length and scope of a curfew to maintain social order.

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