Indonesia’s Lombok Hit With Another Strong Quake, Buildings Collapse: Witness

Reuters
By Reuters
August 9, 2018World News
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Indonesia’s Lombok Hit With Another Strong Quake, Buildings Collapse: Witness
A woman walks past debris from a collapsed wall following a strong earthquake in Lendang Bajur Hamlet, Lombok island, indonesia on Aug. 6, 2018. (Antara Foto/Ahmad Subaidi/ via Reuters)

PEMENANG, Indonesia—A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 hit Indonesia’s Lombok island on Aug. 9, causing some buildings to collapse, according to witnesses and the Southeast Asian nation’s meteorology and geophysics agency.

The latest quake was felt strongly on the island and followed a 6.9 quake on Sunday that killed at least 131 people and damaged thousands of houses.

A Reuters witness said the latest quake sent people into the streets in panic and caused buildings to collapse.

 

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