22 Feb '11, 11pm

Christchurch mayor Bob Parker has said the death toll from the quake rose from 65 to 75, with another 300 missing

Christchurch mayor Bob Parker has said the death toll from the quake rose from 65 to 75, with another 300 missing

'There is incredible carnage right throughout the city,' he told Radio New Zealand. 'There are bodies littering the streets, they are trapped in cars and crushed under rubble.' Mr Gibson said rescuers were going door to door through the city centre calling out to anyone who was trapped, with efforts concentrating on two city centre office buildings where survivors had managed to communicate with them.

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