Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after earthquake kills 98

Tourists stand on the beach with their belongings as they leave Gili Trawangan island after an earthquake hit Lombok island in Pemenang, Indonesia August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta

PEMENANG, Indonesia (Reuters) – Rescuers used diggers and heavy machinery to clear debris and search for survivors on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 98 people on Indonesia’s resort island of Lombok, prompting a tourist exodus. The island was further rattled by a magnitude 5.2 earthquake on Monday evening. Valentin Valla, a […]

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