56 Dead, 700 Wounded As Quake Shakes Indonesia’s Java Island

A shallow 5.6-magnitude earthquake killed at least 56 people and injured hundreds when it damaged buildings and triggered landslides on Indonesia’s main island of Java on Monday, officials said. Doctors treated patients outdoors after the quake – felt as far away as the capital Jakarta – left hospitals without power for several hours. “You can see it yourself, some got their heads, feet sewn outdoors. Some got stressed and started crying,” West Java governor Ridwan Kamil told a press conference broadcast on Kompas TV. He added that power had been partially restored by the evening, without specifying if through a

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