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5.9 magnitude earthquake kills 5 in eastern Tajikistan; homes damaged, power supply disrupted

An earthquake in eastern Tajikistan has left at least five people dead according to authorities in the mountainous country. The magnitude 5.9 quake hit 27km east of Rasht district on Saturday morning. Tremors were also felt in the capital, Dushanbe, some 165km southwest of the epicentre. “Dozens of houses were destroyed,” the Tajik committee for […]