Sin Chew editor killed, six Malaysians among the missing in Lombok landslide

Published on 17 Mar 2019 11:15:08 PM

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake on Indonesia's Lombok island, has caused a landslide, killing several people including a Malaysian. Six Malaysians were also among those missing.

The earthquake, which struck at 2.07pm local time on Sunday caused a landslide that trapped about 40 tourists at the Tiu Kelep waterfall in Senaru Village, north of Lombok.

The Malaysian who was killed was identified as Sin Chew Daily's deputy executive editor-in-chief Datin Tai Siew Kim.