Earthquake jolts Indonesia killing dozens
Dozens of people have been reported dead and hundreds are injured as a 6.2-magnitute earthquake hit Indonesia’s Sulawesi island early Friday, international media reported.
The epicentre of the quake was six kilometers northeast of Majene city at a depth of 10 kilometers, according to Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency.
More than 600 residents of the Majene area were injured and 15,000 displaced, according to the country’s National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB).
Many people are still trapped as the buildings have been collapsed and damaged badly. 35 casualties have been reported so far.