Mass grave is dug for victims of Indonesian earthquake Officials were seen hauling body bags

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Mass grave is dug for victims of Indonesian earthquake Officials were seen hauling body bags into the 330ft-long tomb in Palu after the city, on the island of Sulawesi, was devastated

  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT 
  • A 7.5 magnitude earthquake 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
  • Indonesian officials have prepared a 330ft-long grave in Palu with space for more than a thousand victims

Published: 03:38 EDT, 1 October 2018 | Updated: 06:21 EDT, 1 October 2018

A mass grave with space for more than a thousand earthquake and tsunami victims has been prepared in Indonesia as a desperate hunt for survivors continued today.

Officials were seen hauling body bags into the 330ft-long tomb in Palu after the city, on the island of Sulawesi, was devastated by 20ft waves and tremors so powerful they turned the ground to liquid.

View Pictures and Read More At:  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6226255/Mass-grave-dug-THOUSAND-victims-Indonesian-earthquake-20ft-tsunami.html



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