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Quake-hit indonesia buries dead in mass grave

Indonesian volunteers began burying bodies in a vast mass grave on Monday, victims of a quake-tsunami that devastated swathes of Sulawesi, as the UN warned that some 191,000 people were in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. Indonesia is no stranger to natural calamities and Jakarta had been keen to show it

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami hits 800

The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia leapt to 832 Sunday, as stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water and looting spread. The new toll announced by the national disaster agency was almost double the previous figure. Indonesian vice-president Jusuf

400 killed after quake, tsunami hits indonesia’s Sulawesi island

Nearly 400 people were killed when a powerful  quake sent a tsunami barrelling into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, officials said Saturday, as hospitals struggled to cope with hundreds of injured and rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region. The national disaster agency put the official death toll so far at

Indonesia quake: over 100 dead, thousands still stranded

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok topped 100 on Tuesday as rescuers found victims under wrecked buildings, while thousands left homeless in the worst-affected areas waited for aid to arrive. A woman was pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed grocery store

Indonesian quake: death toll hits 91, over 200 injured as tourists flee

At least 91 people killed as Indonesia's Lombok island is rocked by the second earthquake in a week, a death toll that is expected to rise, with over 200 seriously injured. Tourists fled the Indonesian island of Lombok on Monday after the magnitude 6.9 earthquake,as rescue workers scrambled to reach survivors in remote