11 Dead, Nearly 200 Injured in Tanzania Earthquake

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A 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit northwestern Tanzania, killing 11 people and leaving dozens wounded, state media reported.

Victims of the earthquake measured 5.7 magnitude which struck the countrys Lake Zone lie on the ground at the Bukoba Referral Hospital for treatment, on September 10, 2016. (Credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims of the earthquake measured 5.7 magnitude which struck the countrys Lake Zone lie on the ground at the Bukoba Referral Hospital for treatment, on September 10, 2016.
(Credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

At least 192 people were injured when the quake struck Nsunga town Saturday, according to Daily News Tanzania.

It hit near the shore of Lake Victoria, the United States Geological Survey said.

The tremors rippled as far away as western Kenya and parts of Uganda, both of which share the waters of Lake Victoria.

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