Jakarta: In one of deadly earthquake magnitude-6.4 quake on richter scale in Indonesia’s Aceh province early morning today left at least 40 persons killed and other 190 injured.
According to official of the disaster agency said, tens of houses, buildings and infrastructure facilities were destroyed by the powerful and shallow quake.
The worst affected area where most victims and damages takes place in Pidie Jaya district which is one of the hardest hit areas.
Dozens of people remained trapped under the debris of buildings of shops in Pidie Jaya.
Administration people said that search and rescue operation was still on.
The epicenter of the quake was noticed at around 3:30am in Banda Aceh which is 92 km from Banda Ached city.