Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

National and World

November 8, 2012

Powerful quake hits Guatemala, killing at least 48

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A spokesman for El Salvador's Red Cross branch told The Associated Press that the quake had been felt throughout the country, sending people fleeing their homes in the capital, but there had been no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage.

The mayor of Mexico City said no serious damage or injuries were reported in the city, although many people fled their offices and homes during the quake.

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Associated Press writer Sonia Perez-Diaz reported this story in San Marcos and Romina Ruiz-Goiriena reported from Guatemala City.

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