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Strong quake rocks Mexico’s Acapulco, damaging airport and killing one

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By Uriel Sanchez ACAPULCO, Mexico (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake struck Mexico’s Acapulco late on Tuesday, killing at least one man and damaging buildings including the control tower at the beach resort’s international airport. The 7.0 magnitude quake, which hit 11 miles (17.7 km) northeast of Acapulco in southwestern Guerrero state, downed trees in hillsides around the holiday getaway. In the airport tower, windows were broken and interior ceilings crashed to the floor, images on social media showed. Large boulders tumbled onto roads in the quake, which caused power outages in several stat…

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