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Kazakhstan: Earthquake: 2003/05/23 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/05/23
Country or District Kazakhstan
Event Type Earthquake
Outline Three people died in a powerful earthquake that rocked southern Kazakhstan early on Friday.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
IFRC Report 2003/05/28
Dead: 3 people
Injured: 26 people
light injuries and accompanying illnesses: around 600 people

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OCHA Situation Report 2003/05/28
An earthquake measuring 6.5-7 on the Richter scale hit the Zhambyl Province.3 people are killed, 26 are injured and around 600 have other light injuries.

Reuters Alertnet 2003/05/23
Three dead in strong earthquake in Kazakhstan