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Earthquake jolts Bangladesh
 
DHAKA, April 11 (BSS) - A mild earthquake was felt in Dhaka city and elsewhere in the country at 2.38 pm today.

A Met office source said epicenter of the earthquake was at Sumatra in Indonesia where it was measured at 8.7 on the Richter scale.

However the magnitude of the earthquake in Bangladesh was not available till writing of this report.

Meanwhile repots available from abroad said Tsunami warning has been issued for the Coastal region in Indonesia and adjoining coastal areas of India and Bay of Bengal.

A Met office bulletin issued here this afternoon asked the people living in coastal region of Bangladesh to remain watchful from 3 pm to midnight today for any effect of Tsunami if occurs in Indonesian region.
 
 
 
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