14 dead in Papua New Guinea quake | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 28, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, February 28, 2018

14 dead in Papua New Guinea quake

Up to 14 people were killed in landslides and by collapsed buildings during a powerful earthquake in the remote Papua New Guinea highlands, police said yesterday, with unconfirmed reports of up to 30 dead. The 7.5 magnitude quake that rocked the region early on Monday also damaged mining and power infrastructure and led ExxonMobil Corp to shut its $19 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, the country's biggest export earner.

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