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Magnitude-5.6 Earthquake Leaves Over 250 Dead in Indonesia

Magnitude-5.6 Earthquake Leaves Over 250 Dead in Indonesia

On Monday afternoon (Nov. 21), a magnitude-5.6 earthquake struck Indonesia’s West Java province, killing at least 268 people, many of them schoolchildren, with 151 still missing among the rubble. The death toll is expected to rise. Intensive search and rescue efforts are currently underway across the affected areas.

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