Peru Earthquake

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A 6.9-magnitude earthquake left many homes destroyed and people displaced in Lima, Peru Friday.

Peruvian authorities say that 103 people were treated for injuries and 134 homes were destroyed, reported MSNBC.com .

It is estimated that nearly 1,220 people either lost their homes or are facing major property damage said The Washington Post .

In addition, the 18th century cathedral of the provincial capital of Ica collapsed in the earthquake.

There have been at least nine after shocks since the initial Friday earthquake.


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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45080357/ns/world_news-americas/#.Tq4FU7_Dq6g

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/americas/peru-quake-destroys-134-homes-injures-dozens-leaves-18th-century-cathedral-seriously-damaged/2011/10/29/gIQAR9sHTM_story.html

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