Reuters - Video

Edition: US | UK | IN | CN | JP

Video

Correa tours heart of earthquake damaged region

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 00:55

Ecuador's Correa tours heart of earthquake damaged region as aid arrives. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

ROUGH CUT - NATURAL (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: Ecuador's President Rafael Correa tours heart of earthquake damaged region as the death toll rose to 350 on Monday from a devastating earthquake that hit Ecuador over the weekend. More than 2,000 people were injured in Saturday night's 7.8 magnitude quake, which ripped apart buildings and roads and knocked out power along the Pacific coastline. The normally upbeat socialist president looked deeply moved as he chatted with victims during a tour of the destroyed town of Portoviejo in the South American OPEC nation, which was already suffering from the global slump in crude oil prices.

Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

Correa tours heart of earthquake damaged region

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 00:55