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PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead nears its end

PALU, Indonesia— Indonesia’s search for victims buried in neighborhoods annihilated by an earthquake and tsunami is nearing its end almost two weeks after the double disasters hit the remote city of Palu in central Sulawesi. Authorities had said the official search and rescue effort would end Thursday with prayers in areas of the city such … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead nears its end

PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead draws to a close

PALU, Indonesia  — Indonesia’s search for victims buried in Palu neighborhoods annihilated by an earthquake and tsunami is drawing to a close almost two weeks after the double disasters hit the remote city. Authorities say the official search and rescue effort will end Thursday with mass prayers in areas such as Balaroa and Petobo, where … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead draws to a close

PALU, Indonesia | The Latest: Toll exceeds 840 in Indonesia disaster

PALU, Indonesia — The Latest on a powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit part of central Indonesia (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Rescue teams are trying to dig out many victims believed buried in mud in an Indonesian city devastated by Friday’s earthquake and tsunami, which killed more than 800 people. Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | The Latest: Toll exceeds 840 in Indonesia disaster