Nearly 50 dead, hundreds missing in Guatemala earthquake

Firefighters are sifting through the rubble looking for survivors


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SAN MARCOS, Guatemala — A 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Guatemala, killing at least 48 people in two states.

It toppled thick adobe walls, shook huge landslides on to highways, and sent terrified villagers streaming into the streets of San Marcos, an idyllic mountain town near the border with Mexico.

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