Quake triggers tsunami alerts

Hundreds dead as quake of magnitude 8.8 rocks region and triggers tsunami alerts.



    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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