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Tornado kills five in Indonesia

Five people died when a tornado ripped through two provinces in Indonesia, an official said on Saturday.

world Updated: Feb 26, 2012 08:32 IST
IANS

Five people died when a tornado ripped through two provinces in Indonesia, an official said on Saturday.

The storm hit the South Sulawesi and North Sumatra provinces Friday. Nearly a 100 houses, schools and government buildings were destroyed, said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, head of the public relation at the National Agency for Disaster Management, Xinhua reported.

First Published: Feb 25, 2012 12:23 IST