Dead in earthquake in northwest Tanzania

Dead in earthquake in northwest Tanzania

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In an earthquake in Tanzania are at least ten people have died and more than a hundred injured. That make the local authorities known.

The quake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck especially the northwestern region of Kagera, lake Victoria. Also from the border regions get messages about damage.

The epicenter of the earthquake was about ten kilometers in the northwest of Tanzania, near the border with Rwanda and Uganda.

According to an inhabitant of the city of Bukoba are the houses so badly damaged that the residents of their home no longer dare, for fear that it collapses. The newspaper Mwananchi writes on the basis of the local police at least one hundred injured in the area.

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