Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: Rescue efforts to end – BBC News
Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: Rescue efforts to end – BBC News This man has identified his aunt and his brother. They were praying in the most when the earthquake Struck. It shows that nearly two weeks on for days can still be identified, as we just seen here. After a long day of searching for victims from this earthquake, 13 police have been laid down here on the floor. Local Eminem has just delivered at 7, and people are chanting. That’S about it, Ennis ambulance to be taken away. Nearly two weeks after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian city of Palu, major search and rescue operations are due to end.
More than 2,000 people are known to have died and around 5,000 are still feared missing.
The government says it has imposed the rescue deadline to stop the spread of diseases, and because it’s increasingly difficult to identify bodies.
The BBC’s Howard Johnson reports from Balaroa, one of the worst hit districts of Palu.
Video produced by Abdujalil Abdurasulov
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