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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 | The Latest: Mass burial begins for Indonesia disaster dead

PALU, Indonesia — The Latest on a powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit part of central Indonesia (all times local): 12:20 p.m. A mass burial of people who died in last Friday’s earthquake and tsunami in central Indonesia has begun. Around midday Monday, teams of workers, their mouths covered by masks, carried 18 body bags … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | The Latest: Mass burial begins for Indonesia disaster dead