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PALU, Indonesia (AP) — An earthquake-spawned tsunami swept away buildings and killed at least several hundred people on the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi, dumping victims across a devastated landscape that rescuers were struggling to reach Saturday, hindered by damaged roads and broken communications.
Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said 384 people were killed in the hard-hit city of Palu alone.
The article goes on to state the following:
The nearby city of Donggala and the town of Mamuju were also ravaged by the magnitude 7.5 earthquake and tsunami but had not yet been reached by aid due to damaged roads and disrupted telecommunications.
Nugroho said “tens to hundreds” of people were taking part in a beach festival in Palu when the tsunami struck at dusk on Friday. Their fate was unknown.
In some places, the water rose as high as 6 meters (20 feet).
VIDEO: Tsunami hits Indonesian city of Palu after a major earthquake, as seen in footage circulating online https://t.co/EMVFIaiiz3 via @ChannelNewsAsia #TSUNAMI #Indonesia #earthquake #Sulawesi pic.twitter.com/ouZyhuEIWP
— Phil Buck (@Phil_Buck) September 28, 2018
Nearly 400 people died and scores of people were injured in #Palu city in Sulawesi Island of #Indonesia that hit by a major earthquake and tsunami yesterday. There are difficulties in reaching #Donggala city, so there is no reliable information for the casualities. pic.twitter.com/i2yO71qnjE
— Humanitarian Relief (@IHHen) September 29, 2018
— RT (@RT_com) September 28, 2018
BREAKING: Death toll from earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has risen to at least 384, disaster officials say. pic.twitter.com/Ri6WSBHdkt
— NBC News (@NBCNews) September 29, 2018
— Sir Zayn (@bingregory) September 28, 2018
#UPDATE M7.5 #earthquake in Indonesia’s #Sulawesi island causes up to 2 meters Tsunami, but waters have receded; no reports of deaths yet, Reuters reports, citing officials https://t.co/r6t0c8vAAx pic.twitter.com/O9iL3iO045
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) September 28, 2018
THE AFTERMATH | Scenes in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia after a tsunami triggered by a 7.5 magnitude hit the area. The powerful quake and the tsunami killed scores of people in the area. https://t.co/JWZTStQ35L (Wire photos) pic.twitter.com/QyQUTL34Al
— The Philippine Star (@PhilippineStar) September 29, 2018
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) September 29, 2018
so guys 3 hours ago an earthquake occured in Sulawesi, Indonesia, followed by a tsunami. the scale is big, it was 7.7 M. the damage are very bad, many houses are reportedly vanished, hundres of ppl were injured. so let’s pray for the victims there 🙏 #PrayForDonggala pic.twitter.com/49dbwpVOtN
— dee 🌹 (@producermins) September 28, 2018
My first assignment as ABC Indonesia Correspondent, the earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi. Death toll approaching 400, likely many more. Trying to reach the hardest hit area by tomorrow morning. @abcnews
— Anne Barker (@AnneABarker) September 29, 2018
— Ramadhani Eko P (@ramadhaniep) September 28, 2018
— Channels Television (@channelstv) September 29, 2018
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