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Myanmar Earthquake 2011: 6.8 Magnitude Temblor Hits Near Thailand

Date Published: 
03/25/2011
Summary: 

A strong earthquake that toppled homes in northeastern Myanmar has killed more than 60 people, and there were fears Friday the toll would mount as conditions in more remote areas became known. (..) An official from the U.N.'s World Food Program said there were many casualties and serious damage in Mong Lin village, five miles (eight kilometers) from Tachileik. State radio said 29 were killed there and 16 injured.