7 dead in Indonesia as earthquake strikes the holiday island of Sumatra

Feb 25, 2022 | INVESTING

Seven people died and dozens more were injured when a 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Friday, with residents shuttling loved ones to safety as buildings crumbled around them.The quake came just minutes after a less violent tremor, as terrified residents had begun evacuating their houses.“We all fled our home (after the first quake),” Yudi Prama Agustino, 36, said. “I have a one-year-old baby, so in panic, I pushed the stroller out of the house.”The quake hit the…

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