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Girl aged 8 killed in quake off Indonesia, 15 injured

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A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's Aceh province Tuesday, killing an eight-year-old girl and leaving 15 people injured, officials said. 

Residents drive to higher ground after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck 112 km southeast of the Indonesian capital of Banda Aceh on January 22, 2013. An eight-year-old girl was killed and 15 others were injured, officials said.

The quake struck 112 kilometres (70 miles) southeast of the provincial capital of Banda Aceh at 22:22 GMT, at a depth of 37 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.

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