10 Killed, Property Destroyed As 5.7 Magnitude Quake Hits

By Geofrey Kimani

Mwanza — Ten people were confirmed dead and over 100 others injured in Bukoba District, Kagera Region, following an earthquake that hit the Lake Zone yesterday.

Kagera regional Police commander Augustine Ollomi said there was widespread damage following the tremor in the region that also sent people into a panic.

The US Geological Survey, a global body monitoring such activities, recorded the quake's magnitude at 5.7 on the Richter Scale.

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