Tanzania Quake Kills at Least 11; President Says Many Dead

September 10, 2016 10:09 PM

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Tanzania Quake Kills at Least 11; President Says Many Dead

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook the Lake Victoria region of East Africa on Saturday, killing at least 11 people in Tanzania, a police official said. The country's president said that many were dead.

The quake was felt as far away as western Kenya and parts of Uganda, which share the waters of Lake Victoria. Tremors were also felt in Kigali, Rwanda.

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