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Foreign Ministry excludes Chileans affected by 6.5 earthquake in Ecuador, expresses condolences to deceased



“The Chilean consulate in Ecuador is making every effort to monitor the situation that has hitherto not affected its compatriots,” they said from the foreign ministry.

he Chilean government I sympathized Ecuador behind An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 Registered in the state of Guayas, in the coastal zone of Ecuador.

According to the latest reports from Ecuadorian authorities, the Telluric movement has a provisional balance. 13 people died.

In this regard, from La Moneda they expressed their regret for what happened, excluding that there are compatriots affected.

“The Chilean government expresses its regret for the victims left behind by the earthquake that hit Ecuador’s Guayas province today,” it said. Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement.

“In addition to this, we send a message of solidarity to the government and people of Ecuador and wish the injured a speedy recovery,” they added.

“In this context, The Chilean Consulate in Ecuador is making every effort to monitor the situation that has hitherto not affected its compatriots. ” Conclusion.

At least 126 people were injured in the earthquake, and 17 education units, 31 health centers and 50 houses were affected, seven of which were destroyed, according to a report by Ecuador’s Crisis Management Secretariat.

Most of the deaths were recorded in El Oro province, which borders Peru, according to the Ecuadorian government.

Three more magnitudes of 4.8 and 3.7 and 3.6 have been registered after the magnitude-6.5 quake that struck at noon on Saturday and was felt in 13 of the country’s 24 provinces, with its epicenter at the northeastern tip of Puna Island. . in Guayaquil Bay.

Source: Biobiochile

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