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Hundreds of walkers rescued from Indonesian volcano after devastating earthquake

Surely 543 hikers are rescued from the volcano Rinjani on the Indonesian island of Lombok. They were stranded by mudslides that were caused by the earthquake of Sunday morning.

The earthquake claimed certainly sixteen lives by falling debris. Also there were more than 350 wounded. Most of the people there were very. The earthquake had a magnitude of 6.4 on the Richter scale, says the national agency for disaster management.

A team of civilians, soldiers and police rescued the hikers Monday. Among them were also 189 foreigners, said Sutopo Nugroho, a spokesman for the agency. “They set the good.’

Tuesday morning, six climbers and one body found on the mountain. The searches go through.

Indonesia is on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, which is known for its regular earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. There are about 130 active volcanoes in the country.

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