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One woman was killed and more than 20 people injured in Monday's 6.3-magnitude quake that shook northern Thailand, according to the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department. 

A man walks past a crumbling pillar at Phan Phittayakom School in Phan district of Chiang Rai. The school was damaged in Monday’s earthquake in the upper North. PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL

Chatchai Promlert, director of the  department, said yesterday local authorities were assessing the damage from the powerful quake that rocked 10 districts in Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Phayao, Nan and Lampang provinces.

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