Indonesia quake: 252 dead including many children
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Many children were killed in an earthquake in Indonesia when their schools collapsed, officials said on Tuesday, as rescuers raced to reach people trapped in rubble in a devastated town on Java island.
Hundreds of people were injured in the Monday quake and officials warned the death toll was likely to rise. In 2004, a 9.1 magnitude quake off Sumatra island in northern Indonesia triggered a tsunami that struck 14 countries, killing 226,000 people.
The shallow 5.6-magnitude quake...
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