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Death Toll In Papua New Guinea Quake Rises To 31

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the country's isolated interior on Monday, triggering landslides. Days later, rescuers are still working to reach some remote communities.
People walk at the site of a landslide near the village of Ekari in Papua New Guinea's highlands region on Tuesday, after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck on Monday. Communication blackouts and blocked roads are hampering rescue efforts as Papua New Guinea works to get a better grasp of the damage wrought by a massive earthquake amid fears of its economic impact. Source: Melvin Levongo

Days after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the interior of Papua New Guinea, the death toll is continuing to rise as rescue workers strive to reach isolated communities despite blocked and damaged roads.

Officials said that at least 31 people were killed

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