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This aerial photo shows a collapsed mosque in the village of Sugian on Indonesia's Lombok island on August 21, 2018 after a series of recent earthquakes. Indonesian aid agencies and government officials rushed on August 21 to help survivors after another series of powerful quakes rattled Lombok island, killing at least 14 people and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Aid agencies rush to help survivors of deadly Lombok quakes

Indonesian aid agencies and officials rushed Tuesday to help survivors after the third quake disaster in less than a month on Lombok island, where some 500 people have died and hundreds of thousands are homeless.
A damaged building is seen in Pemenang, North Lombok on August 6, 2018, the day after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the area. More than 1,000 tourists were being evacuated from Indonesia's tiny Gili islands on August 6 after a powerful quake struck neighbouring Lombok, killing 91 people and injuring hundreds. / AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY

Indonesia quake death toll hits 131, over 156,000 displaced

The death toll from a shallow 6.9-magnitude earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has risen above 130, officials said Wednesday, with some 156,000 forced from their homes.

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