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Two earthquakes struck southeast Spain in quick succession today, killing at least ten people, injuring dozens and causing major damage to buildings, officials said.
The epicentre of the quakes - with magnitudes of 4.4 and 5.2 - was close to the town of Lorca, and the second came about two hours after the first, an official with the Murcia regional government said on condition of anonymity in line with department policy.
The Spanish prime minister's office put the death toll at 10 and the Murcia administration said the deaths included a minor and occurred with the second, stronger quake. [...]