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Quake destroys history in Padang

  • Syofiardi Bachyul Jb

    The Jakarta Post

Padang | Fri, November 13 2009 | 09:50 am
Quake destroys  history in Padang

PREMIUM Into pieces: The quake destroys the See Hin Kiong temple in the area of Pondok in Padang.The 7.9-magnitude earthquake that shook West Sumatra on Sept. 30 did not only destroy homes and modern buildings in the city of Padang, but also ancient and historical buildings from the
Dutch colonial era.

Many of the buildings — built in the European style and mostly located in Padang Kota Lama ...