Death toll from Indonesia’s quake, tsunami up to 1,234: disaster agency

Soldiers move dead bodies of the victims of the earthquake and tsunami during a mass burial at the Poboya Cemetery in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

JAKARTA (Reuters) – The confirmed death toll from an earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia‚Äôs Sulawesi island has risen to 1,234, from 844, the national disaster mitigation agency said on Tuesday. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on Friday triggered tsunami waves as high as six meters (20 feet), which swept ashore at the small city of Palu, […]

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