Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Three killed as earthquake rocks Indonesia

A powerful earthquake in Indonesia killed three people and injured 25 today, but did not trigger a tsunami.
The 7.6-magnitude quake rocked the island of Simeulue, just after 8pm local time (8am GMT), the US Geological Survey earthquake hazards programme said.
The island, in the Aceh province of Indonesia, west of Sumatra island, is home to around 75,000 people.

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