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Earthquake Injures Dozens in Indonesia

A powerful earthquake off the eastern coast of Indonesia has injured dozens of people and sent startled residents scurrying out of their homes in the middle of the night. The 6.6-magnitude quake struck around 1:00 a.m. local time (1600 UTC) Friday north of the city of Sorong in Indonesia's West Papua province, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. At least 39 people were injured, some seriously, by falling debris, and at least 200 houses were damaged, say local disaster...

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