• Earthquake in Peru destroys dozens of homes, kills 1 man

    6 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    LIMA, Peru - A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, killing at least one person and leaving dozens injured, officials said. The earthquake destroyed 63 homes, displacing about 130 people, and it injured 65 people, Peru's Chief of Civil Defense Jorge Chavez said. The sole fatality was man killed when he was crushed by a fallen rock, said officials, adding that many of those injured were in Chala district, a coastal area dependent on fishing and mining that is popular with tourists.
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  • The Latest: Peruvian quake destroys 63 homes, kills 1 man

    6 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    LIMA, Peru - The Latest on Peru earthquake : 2 p.m. Officials in Peru say dozens of families are without homes after a powerful earthquake rattled the coast before dawn, killing one person. Peru's Chief of Civil Defense Jorge Chavez said Sunday that the earthquake killed one person, destroyed 63 homes and displacing about 130 people. It injured 65 people.
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