Ecuador Earthquake Toll Expected to Rise 'in a Considerable Way'

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Ecuador's president rushed home Sunday to coordinate rescue and recovery efforts after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed at least 272 people and injured thousands more The number of casualties was expected to continue rising as authorities scoured the region for a long list of missing people, Jorge Glas said  President Rafael Correa warned the death toll would "surely rise, and in a considerable way."