02 Mar '11, 2am

The death toll from the NZ quake has risen to 159; final tally expected to be around 240

The death toll from the NZ quake has risen to 159; final tally expected to be around 240

Many more people remain missing, and Mr Cliff has said the final tally is likely to be around 240. More than 900 urban disaster specialists are working at sites across the southern city picking through the remains of wrecked buildings and clearing away debris, as the massive operation moved into its second week.

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