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PALU, Indonesia | The Latest: Indonesian quake toll raised to 1,407

PALU, Indonesia — The Latest on the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia (all times local): 2 p.m. The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has increased to 1,407. National disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in Jakarta on Wednesday afternoon that 519 of the bodies had been buried. The magnitude 7.5 … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | The Latest: Indonesian quake toll raised to 1,407

PALU, Indonesia | Burials begin in Indonesia, desperation grows for survivors

PALU, Indonesia — Bright-colored body bags were placed side-by-side in a freshly dug mass grave Monday, as a hard-hit Indonesian city began burying its dead from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 840 people and left thousands homeless. The death toll, largely from the city of Palu, is expected to keep rising … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | Burials begin in Indonesia, desperation grows for survivors

SEMBALUN, Indonesia | Indonesian island hit by another quake, causing landslides

SEMBALUN, Indonesia — A strong earthquake jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, causing landslides on Mount Rinjani and damaging buildings, as it tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people. The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake, which was centered in the northeast of the tourist island, … Continue reading SEMBALUN, Indonesia | Indonesian island hit by another quake, causing landslides