Six children dead as Indonesia mosque collapses in quake: official

Six children were killed and 14 others were trapped when a mosque in Indonesia collapsed on Tuesday during a powerful earthquake as they were having a Koran reading session, an official said.

"Six children were found dead under the rubble of a mosque flattened by the quake," the head of the disaster management agency in central Aceh district, Subhan Sahara, told AFP.

"Our search and rescue are struggling to evacuate an estimated 14 children still trapped under the rubble."