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Indonesia: Quake-triggered mudflow flattens Palu villages, thousands feared dead

Source: Jakarta Post Country: Indonesia
By Ruslan Sangadji and Kharishar Kahfi A number of areas in Central Sulawesi have been hit by large amounts of mudflow following a 7.4-magnitude earthquake that jolted the province on Friday that also triggered a tsunami. Petobo subdistrict in South Palu district, Palu, which is located 10-kilometers from the sea, has been struck by such mudflow. It is feared that about 2,000 people in the subdistrict are dead, with homes having been dragged away by the mud.

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