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    People survey the damage after dozens of buildings collapsed following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Ule Glee, Pidie Jaya in the northern province of Aceh, Indonesia December 7, 2016.

    Putin Expresses Condolences to Indonesian President Over Earthquake Death Toll

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday expressed condolences to Indonesia's president over numerous casualties and destruction caused by a powerful earthquake in the country, the Kremlin press service reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, 92 people were reportedly killed in the 6.5-magnitude quake that struck the province.

    "Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over numerous casualties and serious destruction caused by the powerful earthquake in the Aceh province," the statement said.

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