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Death toll in Indonesia earthquake climbs to 54, more feared trapped

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Jakarta: Death toll in the Wednesday morning earthquake in Aceh in Indonesia has risen to 54, according to media reports.

The 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck just off the north-east coast of Sumatra island where dozens of buildings have collapsed and many people are feared trapped under rubble, reported the BBC.

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The local Met agency, however, said that there’s no reason to fear a tsunami.

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Aceh was majorly hit by the 2004 tsunami, which killed around 120,000 people.

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