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Christchurch quake in N.Z. kills at least 65, wrecks city

2011-02-22 09:35:47 GMT2011-02-22 17:35:47(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Two people walk past buildings damaged in the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb. 22, 2011. (Xinhua/Wang Hao)

Cracks are seen after the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb. 22, 2011. (Xinhua/Wang Hao)

Damaged buildings are seen in the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb. 22, 2011. (Xinhua/Wang Hao)

Damaged buildings are seen in the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb. 22, 2011. (Xinhua/Wang Hao)

People walk past buildings damaged in the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb. 22, 2011.

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said on Tuesday that at least 65 people were killed in the 6.3 magnitude earthquake in South Island city of Christchurch earlier in the day.

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