6.5M Strong Earthquake hits Indonesia - at least 20 dead, dozens feared trapped in rubble

A powerful earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia`s Sumatra island on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people. Dozens were feared trapped in the rubble.

"Twenty have died so far, based on data from the hospital. Some of the fatalities are children," Said Mulyadi, deputy district chief of Pidie Jaya, the region hit hardest by the quake, told AFP.

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