More than 13,000 people were displaced after a strong earthquake shook Sumatra island, killing at least 10 people and wounding nearly 400.
Search efforts have continued in the hardest-hit areas of Indonesia's Sumatra island after a strong earthquake there killed 10 people, injured nearly 400 and left thousands displaced.
Rescuers retrieved two more bodies late on Saturday from the rubble of homes toppled by the magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook the West Sumatra province on Friday morning.
Six people died in Pasaman district and four in neighbouring West Pasaman district, said National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesperson Abdul Muhari.
Rescuers were still searching for four villagers believed to be buried under tons of mud that tumbled down from the surrounding hills triggered by the quake.
At least 388 people were injured by the earthquake whose tremors were felt as far away as Malaysia and Singapore, and about 42 people were still receiving treatment for serious injuries, Muhari stated.
More than 13,000 people fled their homes to temporary shelters, mostly in devastated areas of Pasaman and West Pasaman districts, the closest areas to the epicenter, he added.
Over 1,400 houses and buildings were damaged.
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'Ring of Fire'
Indonesia's last major earthquake occurred in January 2021 when a magnitude 6.2 earthquake killed at least 105 people and injured nearly 6,500.
More than 92,000 people were displaced after it struck Mamuju and Majene districts in West Sulawesi province.
A powerful Indian Ocean quake and tsunami in 2004 killed nearly 230,000 people in a dozen countries, most of them in Indonesia.
Indonesia, a vast archipelago of 270 million people, is frequently struck by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis because of its location on the “Ring of Fire,” an arc of volcanoes and fault lines that arcs the Pacific.
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