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Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami reaches 420: state media

The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has reached 420, state media said Sunday, as rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region and survivors helped to retrieve the remains of those killed......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarSep 30th, 2018

Cayetano defends Duterte, Elon Musk, Indonesia quake | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano justifies President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody drug war during the United Nations General Assembly. Elon Musk will step down as Tesla's chairman of the board but stay on as CEO. The death toll from Indonesia's quake and tsunami disaster in Sulawesi reaches 832 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Usman death toll reaches 105

The number of casualties reported from Tropical Depression Usman increased to at least 105 people from 87 on Wednesday, according to state media......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

Desperation grows as death toll soars from Indonesia quake

PALU, Indonesia --- Trucks carrying food for desperate survivors of the earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island rolled in with a police escort Tuesday to guard against looters, while the death toll from the disaster soared past 1,200. Four days after the magnitude 7.5 earthquake and tsunami struck, supplies of food, water, fuel and medicine had yet to reach the hardest-hit areas outside Palu, the largest city that was heavily damaged. Many roads in the earthquake zone are blocked and communications lines are down. "We feel like we are stepchildren here because all the help is going to Palu," said Mohamad Taufik, 38, from the town of Donggala, where five of his relatives are s...Keep on reading: Desperation grows as death toll soars from Indonesia quake.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Quake survivors clamor to flee hard-hit Indonesian city

PALU, Indonesia — As officials began burying hundreds of dead in a mass grave Monday, thousands of survivors of a devastating earthquake and tsunami converged on the airport of this heavily damaged Indonesian city and clamored to leave, saying there was little to eat and their homes were unsafe. The confirmed death toll of 844,… link: Quake survivors clamor to flee hard-hit Indonesian city.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Quake survivors clamor to flee hard-hit Indonesian city

PALU, Indonesia --- As officials began burying hundreds of dead in a mass grave Monday, thousands of survivors of a devastating earthquake and tsunami converged on the airport of this heavily damaged Indonesian city and clamored to leave, saying there was little to eat and their homes were unsafe. The confirmed death toll of 844, mostly from the city of Palu, is expected to rise as authorities reach areas that were cut off by the disaster. The magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck at dusk Friday and generated a tsunami said to have been as high as 6 meters (20 feet) in places. Search-and-rescue teams combed destroyed homes and buildings, including a collapsed eight-story hotel, for a...Keep on reading: Quake survivors clamor to flee hard-hit Indonesian city.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Death toll in quake tops 800

PALU, Indonesia: The death toll in Indonesia’s quake-tsunami disaster nearly doubled to more than 800 on Sunday, as ill-equipped rescuers struggled to reach scores of trapped victims, health officials resorted to mass burials and desperate residents looted shops for food and water. “The casualties will keep increasing,” said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, [...] The post Death toll in quake tops 800 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

PH vows to help Indonesia

THE Philippine government on Sunday vowed to assist in relief efforts in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia as the death toll in Friday’s 7.5-magnitude quake and tsunami exceeded 800. “We join the people of Indonesia in offering our prayers to the hundreds who died after a powerful [7.5-magnitude] earthquake and tsunami hit Central Sulawesi last Friday,” Palace [...] The post PH vows to help Indonesia appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Death toll in Indonesia quake, tsunami tops 800

The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia leaped to 832 Sunday, as stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water and looting spread.   Source link link: Death toll in Indonesia quake, tsunami tops 800.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Hundreds killed in Indonesia quake-tsunami

PALU, Indonesia: Nearly 400 people were killed when a powerful quake sent a tsunami barreling into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, officials said Saturday, as hospitals struggled to cope with hundreds of injured and rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region. The national disaster agency put the official death toll so far at 384, all [...] The post Hundreds killed in Indonesia quake-tsunami appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

21 die in China mining accident | The Manila Times Online

BEIJING: The death toll in a coal mine roof collapse in northern China has risen to 21 after rescuers found two more miners dead on Sunday, state media reported. AREAD The post 21 die in China mining.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Death toll in China mining accident rises to 21

BEIJING, China (UPDATED) – The death toll in a coal mine roof collapse in northern China has risen to 21 after rescuers found two more miners dead on Sunday, January 13, state media reported. A total of 87 people were working underground in the Shaanxi province mine at the time of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Indonesia landslide death toll reaches 32 – official

JAKARTA, Indonesia – At least 32 people were killed by a landslide in Indonesia on New Year's Eve, authorities said Monday, January 7, as they ended a week-long search for missing victims. Rescuers who have been pulling bodies from mountains of mud called off the search with one person still unaccounted ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Indonesia trims tsunami death toll, hikes injury tally

JAKARTA, Indonesia – The number of people evacuated after Indonesia's deadly tsunam i  has nearly doubled to some 40,000 while more than 7,000 were injured in the disaster, officials said Friday, December 28, as they trimmed the official death toll. Authorities said 426 people had been killed – down from ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2018

Hunt for survivors as Indonesia tsunami death toll climbs to 373 – Manila Video

Body bags are hauled away from buildings flattened by Indonesia’s volcano-triggered tsunami, as the death toll climbs to 373 and search teams push on with the grim hunt for corpses. source link: Hunt for survivors as Indonesia tsunami death toll climbs to 373 – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 26th, 2018

Suicide bomber attacks Libya’s Foreign Ministry, 3 killed

BENGHAZI, Libya --- A suicide bomber targeted Libya's Foreign Ministry in Tripoli on Tuesday, killing three people, according to security officials. The officials said a second attacker was shot dead by guards before he could detonate his explosive vest. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media. The Health Ministry confirmed the death toll and said 10 other people were wounded. No one immediately claimed the attack, which bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group. Libya has been a haven for militants since a 2011 uprising toppled dictator Moammar Gadhafi. The country is split between rival governments, each b...Keep on reading: Suicide bomber attacks Libya’s Foreign Ministry, 3 killed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

Sick, hungry Indonesia tsunami survivors cram shelters

Fears about a public health crisis come as the death toll from Saturday’s volcano-triggered disaster topped 400 with thousands more displaced — many left homeless after houses were flattened by the killer wave. Sick, hungry Indonesia tsunami survivors cram shelters Source link: Sick, hungry Indonesia tsunami survivors cram shelters.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

Tsunami death count now  373

CARITA, Indonesia — Dozens of filled body bags were hauled away from buildings flattened by Indonesia’s volcano-triggered tsunami Monday, as the death toll climbed to 373 and search teams pushed on with the grim hunt for corpses. Rescue teams used their bare hands, diggers and other heavy equipment to haul debris from the stricken area […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

Indonesia searches for tsunami victims; death toll hits 373

TANJUNG LESUNG, Indonesia --- Efforts to collect hundreds of bodies and save the injured were stepped up in Indonesia on Monday following the country's latest tsunami, as scientists collected evidence on how a volcanic eruption triggered the weekend tragedy. Casualty figures from Saturday night's disaster continued to rise, with at least 373 people confirmed dead and more than 1,400 injured. The death toll was certain to rise further, with 128 people still missing from the affected areas along the coastlines of western Java and southern Sumatra islands, where hundreds of military personnel and volunteers were conducting their grim search along debris-strewn beaches. Where vi...Keep on reading: Indonesia searches for tsunami victims; death toll hits 373.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2018

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280

CARITA, Indonesia – Indonesian rescuers raced to find survivors Monday, December 24, after a volcano-triggered tsunami killed at least 281 people, with experts warning the devastated region could be slammed by more deadly waves. Rescue teams used their bare hands, diggers and other heavy equipment to haul debris from ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2018

Indonesia tsunami death toll now at 62

CARITA, Indonesia --- Atsunamifollowing a volcanic eruption killed 62 people and injured hundreds more as it slammed without warning into tourist beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday night, sending panicked holidaymakers and residents fleeing.   Hundreds of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit the coast of southern Sumatra and the western tip of Java about 9.30 pm (1430 GMT) following the eruption of a volcano known as the "child" of the legendary Krakatoa, national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said.   Search and rescue teams were scouring rubble for survivors, with at least 584 people injured and twenty reported missi...Keep on reading: Indonesia tsunami death toll now at 62.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2018