6 Die in 5.7-Mag Colombia Quake

Bogota shakes, 33 miles from epicenter
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted May 24, 2008 6:29 PM CDT
6 Die in 5.7-Mag Colombia Quake
Bogota, Colombia is seen from above in this undated file photo.   (Shutterstock)

At least six people died and eight were injured during an earthquake in Colombia today, Reuters reports. The 5.7-magnitude temblor also razed 10 homes, damaged buildings, and sent people running into the streets of Bogota. Three of the quake's fatalities were trapped in landslides, and three others, including a baby, were in a car buried by an avalanche. (More earthquake stories.)

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