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Death toll earthquake Lombok is rising

JAKARTA – The official death toll by the earthquake of Sunday on Lombok has risen to 387. Reports that the service disaster management BNPB. About 13.700 people are injured by natural disasters and 400,000 people have to leave their homes. The death toll is likely to continue to rise, there are still people stuck in collapsed houses or mud.

The earthquake on Sunday had a strength of 6.9 and caused enormous damage in Lombok. On the northern part of the Indonesian island nearly 75 percent of the residential buildings destroyed, says the service.

The ground on the island was shaking the last time repeatedly. The island was at the end of July rocked by an earthquake with a strength of 6.4. Then came in all at least seventeen people were killed. Last Sunday was a more powerful earthquake of 6.9, which was followed by a series of aftershocks.

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