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16 dead, 250 injured in Tanzania earthquake

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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

At least 11 dead, 100 injured in Tanzania earthquake – police

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The 5.7-magnitude quake was felt in nearby Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, and Kenya, the US Geological Survey says

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (Sept. 11, 2016) — At least 11 people were killed and around 100 injured in Tanzania’s Bukoba district when an earthquake hit the country on Saturday, September 10, a district police chief told Agence France-Presse (AFP).  Continue reading At least 11 dead, 100 injured in Tanzania earthquake – police