The bodies of five South Korean mountaineers who lost their lives climbing the Himalayas were returned to their home country on Wednesday, with officials attributing the disaster to a “sudden gust of wind.”
A week after a major earthquake brought devastation to Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, Ichsan Hidayat told how the bodies of his sister and her 43-day-old daughter were found under a sea of mud and debris, the mother clutching her baby to her chest.
The 34 students are among the hundreds killed by the quake and tsunami which hit Indonesia.
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Police guarded banks in the Indonesian city of Palu on Monday as residents scrambled to flee and dozens of bodies lay unclaimed in a hospital three days after a major earthquake and tsunami.
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on a powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia (all times local):
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Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency said “many bodies” had been found along the shoreline of the Indonesian city of Palu on Sulawesi island which was hit by a major earthquake and a tsunami on Friday.
Jurors took less than a day to decided that area funeral directors were not responsible for the mishandling of bodies at Galilee Memorial Gardens.
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More than 100 bodies have been found so far after a ferry sank in Lake Victoria on Thursday, Tanzania’s state radio TBC Taifa said on Friday.