JAKARTA: A minimum of 73 individuals have been killed after an earthquake struck Indonesia’s West Sulawesi province two days in the past, the catastrophe mitigation company (BNPB) mentioned on Sunday.
In response to worldwide media stories, some 820 individuals had been injured and over 27,800 had been left homeless after the 6.2-magnitude quake.
Some sought refuge within the mountains, whereas others went to cramped evacuation centres, witnesses mentioned.
Police and navy officers have been deployed to crack down on looting in a number of components of the area, stories mentioned.
Dwikorita Karnawati, the pinnacle of Indonesia’s meteorological, climatology and geophysical company (BMKG), has mentioned that one other quake within the area might probably set off a tsunami.