24 Feb '11, 12am

The death toll in earthquake-hit New Zealand rises to 76; hopes for finding additional survivors dimming

The death toll in earthquake-hit New Zealand rises to 76; hopes for finding additional survivors dimming

Specialist teams from quake-prone countries such as Japan and the United States used sniffer dogs and listening devices to search for signs of life, two days after a strong tremor struck the tourist city of Christchurch, killing at least 76 people in the country's deadliest natural disaster for 80 years.

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