Death toll from massive earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia doubles to 832

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Sep 30, 2018, 4:47:16 AM9/30/18
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Death toll from massive earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia doubles to 832 as desperate search for survivors continues

  • 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 821, more than doubling the number
  • Access to several towns along the coastline has hampered relief efforts as transport networks are down
  • Criticisms have been levelled at the government for initially lifting a tsunami warning after Friday's quake

Published: 03:08 EDT, 30 September 2018 | Updated: 04:35 EDT, 30 September 2018

Indonesia's disaster agency has said the death toll from an earthquake and tsunami that devastated part of the island of Sulawesi has climbed to 832.

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