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Powerful quake and tsunami wreak havoc in Indonesia; over 384 killed | SEE PICS

The death toll from Indonesia's quake and tsunami jumped to 384, the disaster agency said on Saturday, reported news agency AFP.

India TV News Desk [ Updated: September 29, 2018 14:57 IST ]
  • The death toll from Indonesia's quake and tsunami jumped to 384, the disaster agency said on Saturday, reported news agency AFP.
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    The death toll from Indonesia's quake and tsunami jumped to 384, the disaster agency said on Saturday, reported news agency AFP.

  • The tsunami was triggered by a strong quake measuring 7.5 magnitude in Richter scale that brought down several buildings and sent locals fleeing their homes for higher ground.
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    The tsunami was triggered by a strong quake measuring 7.5 magnitude in Richter scale that brought down several buildings and sent locals fleeing their homes for higher ground.

  •   Palu, which has more than 380,000 people, was strewn with debris from collapsed buildings. A mosque heavily damaged by the quake was half submerged and a shopping mall was reduced to a crumpled hulk. Bodies lay partially covered by tarpaulins and a man carried a dead child through the wreckage.
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    Palu, which has more than 380,000 people, was strewn with debris from collapsed buildings. A mosque heavily damaged by the quake was half submerged and a shopping mall was reduced to a crumpled hulk. Bodies lay partially covered by tarpaulins and a man carried a dead child through the wreckage.

  • In the nearby city of Donggala, home to nearly 300,000 people, a large bridge with yellow arches that spanned a coastal river had collapsed.  
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    In the nearby city of Donggala, home to nearly 300,000 people, a large bridge with yellow arches that spanned a coastal river had collapsed.

     

  • Communications with the area are difficult because power and telecommunications are cut, hampering search and rescue efforts.
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    Communications with the area are difficult because power and telecommunications are cut, hampering search and rescue efforts.

  •   Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo on Friday night said he had instructed the security minister to coordinate the government’s response to a quake and tsunami that hit central Sulawesi.
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    Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo on Friday night said he had instructed the security minister to coordinate the government’s response to a quake and tsunami that hit central Sulawesi.

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