Death toll from massive earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia jumps to 1,203

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Death toll from massive earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia jumps to 1,203 as rescuers battle to save scores of people screaming from within the rubble

  • A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on Friday caused a massive tsunami to crash into Sulawesi island on Friday
  • The cities of Palu and Donggala were worse hit as beachgoers were swept away by the enormous waves
  • A government spokesman confirmed Sunday the death toll had risen to 1,203, doubling the last number
  • Access to several towns along the coastline has hampered relief efforts as transport networks are down
  • Criticism has been levelled at the government for initially lifting a tsunami warning after Friday's quake

Published: 03:08 EDT, 30 September 2018 | Updated: 14:13 EDT, 30 September 2018

The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami that devastated part of the island of Sulawesi has risen to 1,203 - with the total number expected to climb higher still.

View Pictures and Read More At: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6223639/Earthquake-tsunami-death-toll-rises-Indonesia.html



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