Quakes and aftershocks damage 35,812 houses in West Sumatra

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Jakarta – Ramadan 14, 1428/ September 26, 2007– Aftershocks, which continued to jolt West Sumatra following a 7.9-magnitude earthquake on September 12, increased the number of damaged houses to 35,812, mostly in South Pesisir and Padang Pariaman districts. Some 14,001 houses had been damaged in South Pesisir, 13,292 in Padang Periaman, 4,789 in Mentawai Island District, 3,314 in Padang city, 188 in Pariaman, 81 in Solok, 44 in Suth Solok, and 33 in Payakumbuh, Antara reported quoting a report from the West Sumatra disaster mitigation office.

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