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Five people killed in Indonesian Aceh earthquakes

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

Two big earthquakes that struck off the Indonesian province of Aceh on Wednesday caused the deaths of five people - three from heart attacks and two from shock, disaster officials say. They have expressed relief over the low casualty figures; 70,000 people died in the 2004 tsunami in Aceh.However the chaos caused by the 8.6 and 8.3 magnitude quakes enabled about 49 inmates to escape from prison.
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