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Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer dogs as tsunami death toll hits 400

Indonesian rescuers on Tuesday used drones and sniffer dogs to search for survivors along the devastated west coast of Java hit by a tsunami that killed at least 429 people, warning more victims are expected to be uncovered as the search expands.
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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NCC: Cybercrime crippling Nigeria’s economy

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