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Algeria earthquake kills two: report
May 14, 2010 / 8:12 PM / 8 years ago

Algeria earthquake kills two: report

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Two people were killed and 43 hurt on Friday when an earthquake struck a region of Algeria about 200 km (125 miles) south of the capital, Algerian state television reported.

It said the earthquake was of magnitude 5.2 and its epicenter was near a village in the M‘sila region. Algerian state radio said there had been damage to some houses in the village and emergency services were at the scene.

Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Myra MacDonald

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