November 14, 2016 20:51 IST

New Zealand hit by aftershocks after severe earthquake

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A railway line is damaged by an earthquake, near Tirohanga stream south of Blenheim on the South Island of New Zealand, November 14, 2016. Credit: Reuters
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Landslides block State Highway One near Kaikoura on the upper east coast of New Zealand's South Island following an earthquake, November 14, 2016. Credit: Reuters
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A railway track lies damaged across State Highway One near Kaikoura on the upper east coast of New Zealand's South Island following an earthquake, November 14, 2016. Credit: Reuters
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Local residents Chris and Viv Young look at damage caused by an earthquake along State Highway One near the town of Ward, south of Blenheim on New Zealand's South Island, November 14, 2016. Credit: Reuters
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A fractured road caused by an earthquake stops vehicle access near the town of Ward, 70 kilometers south of Blenheim on New Zealand's South Island, November 14, 2016. Credit: Reuters