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 .

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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