Ecuador quake kills 272 and number 'will rise': president
18 April 2016, 07:25
Portoviejo, Ecuador -The toll from the earthquake in Ecuador now stands at 272 -- but will rise further, President Rafael Correa said Sunday as he visited the disaster zone.
"The number will certainly rise and probably in a considerable way," he said.
The previous official toll given was 246 dead and 2,527 injured.