Number of dead in Lombok Earthquakes rises to 131

Number of dead in Lombok Earthquakes rises to 131

In the consequences of the powerful earthquake that took place in Indonesia, numbers of dead have risen to 131.

More than 1,500 people were badly injured at the disastrous earthquake, and 156,000 people got disappeared as the outcome of the tremors. The earthquake not only injured or killed innocent men, women, and children but also damaged their lifestyle or way of living. It destroyed houses, building and people become homeless.

Number of dead in Lombok Earthquakes rises to 131 | tnbclive.comOn Sunday, the quake struck at 6.7-magnitude in Lombok. Lombok is a neighboring island of the popular tourist place of Bali.

Number of dead in Lombok Earthquakes rises to 131 | tnbclive.com

 

Six-days before this referred powerful earthquake, quake stroke at 6.4-magnitude and killed over 16 people and structures, as well as houses, were weakened.

Number of dead in Lombok Earthquakes rises to 131 | tnbclive.com

From that time, military plans are busy scrambling to arrange medicines, food, water and tents to the isolated island, which was desperate in need of aid.

Teacher Zulas Triani due to the outcome of the powerful earthquake sharing a tent with 30 other injured people. Triani said that they have only received a basket, which contains only three noodle packets, a small amount of water and five eggs to live for days, till the matter is resolved.

Number of dead in Lombok Earthquakes rises to 131 | tnbclive.com

Ms. Triani exclaimed with sorry, “my house was flattened. We are all frustrated to live like this – in a tent without certainty. Where should we go if we have no house anymore, nowhere to live?”

She continued, “I don’t know how to rebuild on my own. We’re all relying on the government to help. I do hope the government can help.”

Number of dead in Lombok Earthquakes rises to 131 | tnbclive.com

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman of National disaster agency reports that the number of died people are supposed to be increasing, as the emergency services visited the rural parts of islands.

 

 

 

 

by Chandrani Sarkar on August 9, 2018

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