Powerful quake hits Guatemala, killing at least 39
Published 11/07/2012, The Jamestown Sun
SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 39 people as it toppled thick adobe walls, shook huge landslides down onto highways, and sent terrified villagers streaming into the streets of this idyllic mountain town near the border with Mexico. One hundred people were missing, and hundreds were injured.Word count: 839
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