Lombok quake: Thousands evacuated after dozens die on Indonesia island


Some 10,000 people have been evacuated on the Indonesian island of Lombok after a powerful 6.9 magnitude quake on Sunday left more than 90 people dead.

Witnesses spoke of chaos and terror as buildings collapsed and power and communication lines were cut.

Boats have been sent to evacuate more than 1,000 tourists from the nearby Gili islands.

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Source: BBC News