Dead and Injured After A Severe Earthquake in Indonesia

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A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, the country’s disaster relief agency said in a statement Friday.


At least three people have died. Also, 24 people were injured.

The earthquake’s epicentre was 6 kilometres northeast of Majene, the island’s capital. The quake took place at a depth of 10 kilometres.

Thousands of residents of the island have been evacuated, according to the statement.

According to the disaster relief agency, a hotel and the governor’s office have also been seriously damaged by the earthquake.

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