At least 384 killed in major Indonesia quake, tsunami

Published on 29 Sep 2018 7:08:20 PM

At least 384 people were killed, many swept away by giant waves as they played on the beach, when a major earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, authorities said on Saturday.

Hundreds had gathered for a festival on the beach of the city of Palu on Friday when waves up to six metres (18 feet) high smashed ashore just on dusk, sweeping many to their death and destroying anything in their path.

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