832 dead as quake-tsunami wrecks havoc in Indonesia

The death toll from Indonesia’s quake and tsunami disaster touched 832 and could climb higher, the disaster agency said Sunday, PTI reported.

So far, it said, almost all the deaths had been recorded in Palu, two days after waves 1.5 metres (five feet) high slammed into the city of 350,000 on Sulawesi island.

Eleven deaths had been recorded in the region of Donggala to the north of Palu, it said

 

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