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Indonesia earthquake kills at least 97

Indonesia earthquake kills at least 97

A boy sits on the rubble of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Pidie Jaya, Aceh province, Indonesia, on Dec. 7. (Photo: AP)

A boy sits on the rubble of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Pidie Jaya, Aceh province, Indonesia, on Dec. 7. (Photo: AP)

At least 97 people died Wednesday after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey and other sources reported.  Indonesia’s national disaster mitigation agency said 78 people suffered serious injuries and dozens more were feared trapped in collapsed and damaged buildings.  The death toll was expected to rise. It has doubled in the last…

 

Indonesia: Rescuers search rubble after earthquake kills dozens

Rescuers are still combing the rubble for survivors after an earthquake in Indonesia’s Aceh province on Wednesday morning.  At least 52 people were killed, including young children, and 73 seriously injured, according to Indonesia’s National Board for Disaster Management.  The shallow 6.5-magnitude quake damaged many homes, shops and mosques, in the district of Pidie Jaya, hundreds of which had been completely destroyed.

Additional medical personal have been sent to the region after the local Pidie Jaya hospital was damaged in the quake, which struck just as many residents were preparing for early morning…

 

Downpour, flooding kill 10 in Vietnam

Heavy rain and flooding in central Vietnam over the past few days have killed 10 local people and left one missing, the country’s central steering committee on natural disaster prevention and fight said Sunday.  Among the victims, six were from Binh Dinh Province, four from Quang Ngai Province. In Binh Dinh, three people have been injured, and in Quang Ngai, one person has gone missing.  In the two central provinces, over 10,000 hectares of paddy rice and other crops were inundated…

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