Chilean authorities say 2 confirmed dead following massive quake

by Reuters
Wednesday, 2 April 2014 03:12 GMT

SANTIAGO, April 2 (Reuters) - Two people were confirmed dead and three were seriously injured when a major earthquake struck off the northern coast of Chile on Tuesday night, the governor of Iquique Gonzalo Prieto told local radio station Cooperativa.

The earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck triggered a tsunami that hit the northern part of the country. (Reporting by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Ron Popeski)

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