Apocalyptic scenes in Indonesia after earthquake and tsunami hit Sulawesi – via Guardian – 9-30-18

Published on Sep 30, 2018

The confirmed death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has risen to 832, and the vice-president, Jusuf Kalla, has warned that the figure could rise into the thousands. Of the deaths, 821 were in the city of Palu, with 11 casualties so far recorded in Donggala, the worst-hit area, which is home to 300,000 people. Hundreds of bodies have been found on beaches and authorities fear many may have been washed out to sea. Rescue efforts are continuing for dozens of people still trapped in collapsed buildings. • Indonesia tsunami: cries for help from rubble amid fears thousands dead
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