Magnitude 5.3 earthquake kills at least 4 in Spain

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit the small town of Lorca in the southern Spain.

Updated: May 12, 2011, 00:44 AM IST

Madrid: At least four people were killed when a 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit the small town of Lorca in the southern Spanish region of Murcia Wednesday, the town`s mayor said in a radio interview.
"Unfortunately, we can confirm four deaths due to cave-ins and falling debris," the mayor of Lorca, Francisco Jodar, told radio station Ser.

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