Massive earthquake hit Indonesia

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Most of the people in Indonesia die because of earthquake and yesterday there was a massive earthquake in Sumatra Island. In this powerful earthquake over 700 people died and the rescuers are still searching for bodies. The buildings were collapsed totally and the rescuers were struggling to find the survivors. The officials say over 2,500 people have been injured and death toll keep on rising. This earthquake hit close to the city of Padang, the capital of West Sumatra province and it was measured as 7.6-magnitude. All hospitals, schools and shopping malls, cut power lines and triggered landslides because of this massive earthquake. But earlier Rustam Pakaya, head of the health ministry's disaster centre in Jakarta, predicted that thousands had died. A second quake of 6.8 struck close to Padang at 0852 local time (0152 GMT) on Thursday but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. Let we pray for these people who stuck by this earthquake.


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