Car buried under rubble in Christchurch
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Christchurch: 'A city destroyed'

Frantic rescue efforts are under way in New Zealand after an earthquake hit the South Island city of Christchurch.

The Prime Minister has confirmed at least 65 people are dead while hundreds more are believed to be trapped in rubble.

The BBC's Phil Mercer reports.

  • 22 Feb 2011
  • From the section UK