February 23, 2011 in Nation/World
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Part of a road between Lyttelton and Sumner is damaged by Tuesday’s earthquake on the outskirts of Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. The magnitude-6.3 temblor collapsed buildings, caused extensive other damage and killed dozens of people in the city.

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Residents fill water bottles from a tanker, following Tuesday’s earthquake, in Lyttelton, on the outskirts of Christchurch, in New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Tuesday’s magnitude-6.3 temblor caused extensive damage, and killed dozens of people in the city.

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The iconic Time Ball Station stands semi-destroyed following Tuesday’s earthquake in Lyttelton on the outskirts of Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Tuesday’s magnitude-6.3 temblor collapsed buildings, caused extensive other damage and killed dozens of people in the city.

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Tony Keown stands on his earthquake damaged deck in Lyttelton on the outskirts of Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Tuesday’s magnitude-6.3 temblor collapsed buildings, caused extensive other damage and killed dozens of people in the city.

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Workers clear debris of a building damaged by an earthquake in Lyttelton on the outskirts of Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Tuesday’s magnitude-6.3 temblor collapsed buildings, caused extensive other damage and killed dozens of people in the city.

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A search and rescue person walks along a destroyed street in Christchurch, New Zealand , Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 after the city was hit by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday. Hundreds of troops, police and emergency workers raced against time and aftershocks that threatened to collapse more buildings. They picked gingerly through the ruins, poking heat-seeking cameras into gaps between tumbles of bricks and sending sniffer dogs over concrete slabs.

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Two police officers walk past a fallen statue in Christchurch, New Zealand , Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 while doing a patrol after the city was hit by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday. Hundreds of troops, police and emergency workers raced against time and aftershocks that threatened to collapse more buildings. They picked gingerly through the ruins, poking heat-seeking cameras into gaps between tumbles of bricks and sending sniffer dogs over concrete slabs.

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Residents sit in the street following Tuesday’s earthquake, in Lyttelton, near Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Tuesday’s magnitude-6.3 temblor caused extensive damage, and killed dozens of people in the city.

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A resident walks through the center of Lyttelton as she looks at the damage from Tuesday’s earthquake, near Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Tuesday’s magnitude-6.3 temblor caused extensive damage, and killed dozens of people in the city.

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A resident carries water bottles as he walks past a damaged stone chapel in Lyttleton, on the outskirts of Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Tuesday’s magnitude-6.3 temblor caused extensive damage, and killed dozens of people in the city.

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A hole, created by a giant boulder which crashed through a house during Tuesday’s earthquake, is seen near Lyttleton, on the outskirts of Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Tuesday’s magnitude-6.3 temblor caused extensive damage, and killed dozens of people in the city.

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Jean Smith stacks her bookshelves following Tuesday’s earthquake in Lyttelton on the outskirts of Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Tuesday’s magnitude-6.3 temblor collapsed buildings, caused extensive other damage and killed dozens of people in the city.