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A member of Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) inspects debris believed to be from the Lion Air passenger jet. (Photo by Tatan Syuflana-AP Photo)

More body parts found from crashed Indonesian jet

Indonesian search teams Tuesday recovered more remains at the site of a crashed Lion Air jet that plunged into the sea with 189 people aboard, as a report said it had suffered an instrument malfunction the day before.
The actual stolen plane videoed by onlookers before it crashed near Seattle after a chase by F15 fighter jets. @drbmbdgty

Plane with 188 onboard crashes after Jakarta take-off

A Lion Air Boeing 737 passenger plane with 188 people on board has come down after taking off from the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.
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Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster

Rescuers picking through the grim aftermath of Indonesia's quake-tsunami issued a fresh public health warning Saturday as more decaying corpses were unearthed from beneath the ruined city of Palu.
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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