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The death toll rose to 350 on Monday from a devastating earthquake that hit Ecuador over the weekend, as rescuers hunted for survivors, victims clamored for aid and looting broke out in the Andean nation’s shattered coastal region.

More than 2,000 people were injured in Saturday night’s 7.8-magnitude quake, which ripped apart buildings and roads and knocked out power along the Pacific coastline.

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