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Scores die as quake again hits Indonesian island

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 6, 2018 13:01

Scores die as quake again hits Indonesian island

At least 91 people are now known to have died after a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok. Hundreds of people have been wounded by quake mostly in the north of the island. The magnitude seven tremor was shallow, occurring only 10km underground. It damaged thousands of buildings and triggered power cuts. On the neighbouring island of Bali, video footage showed people running from their homes screaming. There have been more than 130 aftershocks since the quake hit. A tsunami warning was issued but was lifted after a few hours.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 6, 2018 13:01