25 Feb '11, 5am

Eyewitness #quake report: First-hand videos and pictures from #GroundZero in #NewZealand

Eyewitness #quake report: First-hand videos and pictures from #GroundZero in #NewZealand

How does it feel to be in the middle of an earthquake? These unsettling pictures, taken by a STOMPer in Christchurch, New Zealand, show the havoc wreaked by the recent quake there. Christchurch, New Zealand's second largest city, was hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake on Feb 22. New Zealand police said the death toll could rise as high as 200. A 55-man SCDF team with search dogs, led by LTC Ling Kok Yong, has been searching for survivors 1 km west of Latimer Square since Feb 23 STOMPer Chew wrote: "These photos were taken from Feb 19 to Feb 23. "I had come to Christchurch, New Zealand for a urology conference. "A couple of the pictures from just before the quake, and the rest show the aftermath. "I was in a meeting at the time, when suddenly I felt the room shake violently. Then the lights and roof started falling in and I dived under a chair. "Everyone was screaming. "When...

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