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Indonesia quake kills at least 22

Tuesday, Jul 02, 2013 - 00:58

July 3 - Residents of Indonesia's Aceh Province say they are too afraid to sleep indoors after a quake struck the area, killing at least 22. Miriam Berger reports.

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Scenes of devastation following a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck Indonesia on Tuesday, killing at least 22 and injuring more than 200. Here in the Bener Meriah district of Aceh province, hundreds of residents slept in tents and outdoors overnight, unable to return home. These residents say the earthquake killed members of their family, who were inside a mosque when the quake hit. (SOUNDBITE) (Bahasa Indonesia) RESIDENT AMINAH AULIA SAYING: "They were killed, hit by a collapsing mosque," REPORTER ASKING: "HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE IN THE MOSQUE?"AULIA ANSWERING: "Two of them, they were all men," Earthquakes are frequent in Indonesia, which lies in the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire". In December 2004 Aceh was devastated after an undersea earthquake and tsunami left at least 170,000 dead or missing in the province.

Indonesia quake kills at least 22

Tuesday, Jul 02, 2013 - 00:58

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