Several Armed Men Attack Live TV Broadcast

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador – A terrifying incident unfolded on Tuesday when an armed militia stormed a television studio in the city of Guayaquil during a live broadcast. The gunmen, armed with shotguns, pistols, and homemade bombs, took control of the television station TC, forcing staff onto the floor and shocking viewers who watched the events unfold on live television. The masked attackers, showing off grenades and sticks of dynamite, held the terrified host at gunpoint while …

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‘Dead’ Woman Wakes in Coffin at Her Funeral

We all know the saying ‘better late than never,’ but for Bella Montoya, the expression would prove to be especially true. After falling into an unconscious trance-like state and being declared deceased, the 76-year-old Ecuadorian woman was heard banging on her coffin during the wake she was being laid to rest. The bewildering incident, which occurred just four hours after Montoya was pronounced dead on Friday, has left many stunned and shocked. Medical examiners had …

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At Least 16 Dead after 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake

At least sixteen fatalities have been reported following a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the southern region of Ecuador on Saturday. The quake was located near the town of Baláo and had a depth of 65 km (about 41 miles), according to the United States Geological Survey. News of 381 injuries was reported by the General Secretariat of Communication of the Presidency of Ecuador. In the province of El Oro, 11 deaths occurred, and one …

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