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Memorial held for victims of the Christchurch earthquake

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has attended a service held in tribute to the 185 people who died when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit Christchurch ten years ago.

The earthquake flattened buildings and destroyed homes in the city on New Zealand’s South Island. It caused a huge amount of damage as the epicentre was just 5 km bellow the city.

This post courtesy of BBC-World

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