Indonesia tsunami death toll rises


Published: 2018-09-29 10:28

Last Updated: 2018-09-29 11:00

Aftermath of Indonesia's tsunami (Reuters)
Aftermath of Indonesia's tsunami (Reuters)
Roya News Source

An earthquake measuring 7.5 triggered a  tsunami in Indonesia's Sulawesi island killing almost 50 people, and injuring hundreds on Friday, September 28, 2018, according to a preliminary toll released by the Disaster Agency on Saturday.

"There are 48 dead and 356 injured," said Sotobu Boro Nugroho at a press conference in Palau, a city of about 350,000 people, after a 2 meter tsunami hit on Friday after the powerful earthquake.