Magnitude 5.1 quake hits Algeria: 11 wounded

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit an area south of the Algerian capital on Wednesday morning.

Magnitude 5.1 quake hits Algeria: 11 wounded

World Bulletin / News Desk

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit an area south of the Algerian capital on Wednesday morning, injuring 11 people and causing minor damage to buildings, the national geophysics centre said.

The epicentre of the quake was in the small town of Hammam Melouane in Blida province, about 40km (25 miles) from Algiers, the centre added.

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