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May 18, 2022

Two dead in Serbia earthquake

Two people were killed and around 100 were injured when a magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck central Serbia overnight, the Ministry of Internal Affairs said Wednesday, according to CNN. The earthquake happened at 1:56 a.m. (just before 9 p.m. ET). The epicenter was near the city of Kraljevo, about 80 miles south of the capital, Belgrade. The tremor was also felt in Romania. Ser­bia’s interior minister visited Kraljevo Wednesday to inspect the damage. Many buildings were damaged, including the hospital in Kraljevo, but no patients were hurt, the ministry said, adding parts of the city were without electricity or water.

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