Quake rattles Indonesia's Sumatra island, killing at least 7 people


  • World
  • Friday, 25 Feb 2022

Primary school students evacuate from the school building after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in Sumatra Island, Indonesia, February 25, 2022 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/ Iggo El Fitra/ via REUTERS

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake killed at least seven people and injured dozens more when it struck inland near the western coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Friday, with tremors also felt in neighbouring Malaysia and Singapore, officials said.

The quake caused residents to flee buildings in some areas and triggered evacuations nearly 400km (250 miles) away in Malaysia.

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