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Christchurch earthquake death toll 'likely to rise'

Church services have been held across New Zealand to honour the victims of a magnitude 6.3 earthquake that devastated the centre of Christchurch.

It comes as Christchurch Police Commander, Supt Dave Cliff, said the death toll had risen to 146.

He said horrific injuries meant identifying people was proving difficult.

  • 27 Feb 2011