There was a strong earthquake in Indonesia
There was a strong earthquake in Indonesia. The number of its victims has increased to 268 people.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 was recorded in the west of the island of Java. His hearth was located near the city of Chianjur. Initially, 162 deaths were reported.
Now local authorities have said that the number of victims has increased to 268 people. Most of them are children who were in school.
About 380 people were injured, more than 30 are missing. In addition, the earthquake caused a landslide that covered at least one village.
The destructive force of an earthquake is due to the shallow depth of its epicenter.
At the moment, search and rescue operations are continuing.