- Earthquake hits Indonesia’s Sumatra Island, killing at least 2
- The magnitude 6.1 quake caused tremors that were felt in neighboring Singapore and Malaysia, officials and witnesses said.
- The quake, which did not have the potential to cause a tsunami, caused residents to flee buildings in some areas, including in the city of Padang in West Sumatra Province, and even triggered evacuations in Malaysia.
- Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency chief, Suharyanto, said at least two people were killed and some buildings including a government office, homes and a bank sustained damage.
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