Norgedaily reported about the earthquake and tsunami hit in Palu, Indonesia and caused 48 deaths on Friday. The numbers have increased and the authorities are reporting about 384 are dead. More than 540 people are severely injured, reports the disaster authorities.
The authorities fear the figure will rise further. More than 540 people are severely injured, reports the disaster authorities. Hospital in the Island are running out of facilities and the patients are treated on outdoors. People and rescue workers are trying hard to work in difficult conditions.
The authorities have also expressed concern for hundreds of people who were preparing a beach festival when the disaster occurred. It is currently unclear whether these are among the dead.
“- We do not have full reports yet because the communication systems are down. Many people are found dead at the shoreline, but the number is currently unclear, spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said to the disaster authorities.”