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16 dead, 250 injured in Tanzania earthquake

damaged house
MAJOR TREMOR. People remove wreckage of a house damaged following a magnitude 5.7 earthquake which struck the country’s Lake Zone in Bukoba, northwest Tanzania, on September 10, 2016. Photo by stringer/AFP

Around 840 buildings are also destroyed, according to the governor of Kagera province

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (Sept. 12, 2016) — At least 16 people died and 253 were injured in a 5.7-magnitude earthquake that struck northwest Tanzania, local authorities said Sunday, September 11.  Continue reading 16 dead, 250 injured in Tanzania earthquake