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> At least 100 people killed and scores injured when a powerful earthquake struck Indonesia in the early hours of Wednesday. The 6.5 magnitude earthquake toppling buildings and forcing people out of their homes in the province of Aceh, on the island of Sumatra, where officials have declared a state of emergency.
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The death toll is expected to rise as rescue workers dig through rubble, medical volunteers rushing the injured to hospitals on stretchers, with doctors struggling to cope. Footage from local media shows the extent of the devastation. Flattened mosques, fallen electricity poles and crushed cars. Indonesia which sits on a set of fault lines was decimated by a massive earthquake and tsunami back in 2004 that killed 120,000 people.
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No tsunami warning has been issued following Wednesday's quake. Aftershocks continue to shake the area.