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Strong earthquake shakes Indonesia, kills 2

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A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck near the western coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Friday, leaving at least two people dead.

"For now we have information that two people died and 20 others were injured," Suharyanto, the chief of the National Disaster Management Agency told the media.

Several houses and other buildings were also damaged in the quake.

Authorities released photos showing collapsed homes and a school in the West Pasaman district with its ceiling blown open.

The quake also triggered a landslide that buried homes in the West Pasaman district, officials said.
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