Monday, December 05, 2005

MOUNTAIN GORILLAS - Powerful quake rocks East Africa

BBC News with initial reports of a significant earthqukae that has struck DR Congo and Rwanda.
A powerful earthquake has hit eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, near Lake Tanganyika.

There are no reports of any casualties. Hundreds of people fled in panic from offices in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

The quake was also felt on the Indian Ocean coast, Burundi and Rwanda. The earthquake had a magnitude of 6.8, reports the US Geological Survey.