Aid arrives in cyclone-struck Indonesia as death toll rises
10 April 2021 | 1:19 pm
Indonesian navy ships packed with aid have arrived in a cyclone-hit area of the country, as the death toll from the disaster rose above 200 people, including dozens killed in neighbouring East Timor.
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged financial assistance to the victims of the deadly earthquake. During the visit to area, he also urged rescuers to focus on people still trapped under the rubble.
Indonesian rescue workers were racing on Tuesday to reach people still trapped in rubble a day after an earthquake devastated a West Java town, killing at least 252 people and injuring hundreds, as officials warned the death toll may rise.
Rescuers have been facing rainfall, landslides and aftershocks following the devastating earthquake in Java. Over 61,000 have been displaced by the quake.
The earthquake on Indonesia's island of Java injured dozens of children. The quake hit during the day, while classes were underway, and some students lost their lives. According to reports, some 80 schools were damaged by the quake.
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