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Official: Death Toll in Tanzania Earthquake Rises to 17

The number of people killed following a rare earthquake in the Lake Victoria region over the weekend has risen to 17, a Tanzanian official said Tuesday. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake also left 252 people injured and 840 families homeless, George Simbachawene, the minister of state in the office of the president, told the National Assembly.   People died in collapsing homes. More than 1,200 houses need repair, and the government has closed two secondary schools that were heavily...

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