24 Feb '11, 6am

98 dead, 226 missing in New Zealand quake

98 dead, 226 missing in New Zealand quake

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand: Rescue workers have recovered 98 bodies after the New Zealand earthquake and there are "grave concerns" for another 226 people who are missing, police said Thursday. "I can confirm that we have received a total of 98 bodies," district commander Dave Cliff told reporters. "We have 226 people who are reported missing. We're gravely concerned about those individuals." Earlier Thursday, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said the death toll will continue to climb.

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