Several+dead+as+earthquake+rocks+Indonesia%27s+Aceh+province
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 - 10:47
Several dead as earthquake rocks Indonesia's Aceh province
23,140

Views
At least 25 people died and hundreds were injured after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia's Sumatra island on Wednesday, local officials said.

The shallow 6.5-magnitude quake struck Pidie Jaya district at dawn, as some in the predominantly Muslim region prepared for morning prayers.

Mosques and shops were flattened in the small town of Meureudu, where the force of the quake sent people fleeing from their homes. No tsunami alert was issued.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
785 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
48,100 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
18,790 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
42,871 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
83 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
97,411 Views
Top