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50 hurt in Indonesia quake

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About 50 people have been injured after a 6.1-magnitude quake Tuesday in the Indonesian province of Aceh caused their houses to collapse, a doctor said. 

An aerial shot of the coast of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on April 3, 2009. A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck the northwestern Indonesian province of Aceh on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.

"We have received around 50 people with injuries suffered when the walls of their houses collapsed," Ema Suryani, a doctor at a health clinic in Lampahan city, Bener Meriah district, told AFP.

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