Fatal tremor in Lorca

Spain earthquake: Thousands in Lorca sleep out in fear

Thousands of people have spent the night outdoors in the southern Spanish town of Lorca after an earthquake which killed at least eight people.

The magnitude-5.2 tremor toppled several buildings after striking at a depth of just 10km (six miles), 120km south-west of Alicante.

Lines of cars lay crushed under tonnes of rubble after Spain's worst earthquake for 50 years.

Source: bbc news


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