According to preliminary data, the Ukrainians among the victims

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The number of victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has increased to 1 thousand 347 people. It is reported by ANSA.

“A growing number of victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia: the number of confirmed deaths has risen to 1 347 thousand, according to the new updates, the Indonesian Agency for civil protection”, – stated in the message.

Earlier it was reported that on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi earthquake and the tsunami claimed the lives of at least 1234 people.

At the same time, the Ukrainian foreign Ministry said that Ukrainian citizens among the victims.

Recall, September 28, Sulawesi earthquake with magnitude 7.5 points, and behind him, the island was struck by a tsunami. The earthquake occurred near the center of Sulawesi at a depth of 10 km. in addition, after the devastating earthquake on the island there were more than 170 aftershocks. As stated by the representative of the national Agency for disaster prevention, “aftershocks were recorded by different forces, the magnitude of some of them exceed 5”.