Algerian quake injures over 200
Over 200 people were wounded in an earthquake in northern Algeria on Saturday.
The earthquake, measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale, jolted the region between Algiers and Bourmerdes, officials said.
The epicenter was near the town of Zemmouri, according to the Algerian Press Service, citing information from the Research Center for Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics in Algiers.
APS added the quake knocked out electricity in the region and some telephone service was interrupted. (Albawaba.com)
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