Dozens hurt in Indonesia earthquake

2013-07-02 13:03
People on motorcycles flee after a strong earthquake hit in Aceh, Indonesia. (File, AP)

People on motorcycles flee after a strong earthquake hit in Aceh, Indonesia. (File, AP)

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Lampahan - About 50 people have been injured after a 6.1-magnitude quake on Tuesday in the Indonesian province of Aceh caused their houses to collapse, a doctor said.

"We have received around 50 people with injuries suffered when the walls of their houses collapsed," Ema Suryani, a doctor at a health clinic in Lampahan city, Bener Meriah district, said.

"The injuries vary from open wounds to broken bones."

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