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Quake triggers tsunami alerts
Hundreds dead as quake of magnitude 8.8 rocks region and triggers tsunami alerts.
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2010 04:32 GMT



A massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile early on Saturday, producing powerful aftershocks and triggering a tsunami.

The epicentre of the earthquake was located off the coast in Maule, near the city of Concepcion, 320km from the capital of Santiago.

Al Jazeera's Omar al-Saleh reports.

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