Palu: News

19 Mar 2020

Italy

Italy sees worst-ever day, 475 die of coronavirus in 24-hours

Italy witnessed the biggest rise in death toll due to coronavirus on Wednesday, as 475 people died of the deadly COVID-19 disease. The total number of fatalities stands at 2,978, and 35,713 have been infected.

08 Oct 2018

Indonesia

#IndonesiaQuakeTsunami: Death toll reaches 1,944, number expected to rise

Nearly 2,000 bodies have been recovered from Palu since an earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian city, an official said today, warning the number would rise with thousands still missing.

07 Oct 2018

Tsunami

Indonesia: Death toll from quake-tsunami hits 1,763; over 5,000 missing

Indonesia is still reeling from the tragic twin disaster that struck on September 28.

05 Oct 2018

Tsunami

Indonesia quake-tsunami: Last-ditch search for survivors as death-toll crosses 1,500

Search teams made desperate last-ditch efforts today to find survivors, a week on from Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami that killed more than 1,500 people.

02 Oct 2018

Tsunami

Indonesia earthquake-tsunami: Rescue ramps up, dozens of students found dead

The bodies of dozens of students have been pulled from the landslide-swamped church in Indonesia's Sulawesi island, officials said as an international effort to help nearly 200,000 increasingly desperate Indonesian quake-tsunami victims ground into gear.

01 Oct 2018

Tsunami

Indonesia quake-tsunami: Mass burials to begin as toll tops 800

Mass graves were being readied today for hundreds of victims of an Indonesian quake-tsunami as authorities battled to stave off diseases and reach desperate people still trapped under shattered buildings.

30 Sep 2018

Tsunami

Indonesia: Deadly quake and tsunami leave 832 dead

The death toll in Indonesia saw a momentous climb as reportedly 832 people have lost their lives after the earthquake and tsunami.

29 Sep 2018

Tsunami

Indonesia: Quake, tsunami kill over 380, injure 350

More than 380 people have died and 350 have been injured after earthquake and tsunami jolted the Indonesian island Sulawesi, BBC reports.