Quake rescue efforts in Indonesia focus on landslide-hit villages
Al Jazeera, 24 Nov 2022
Traumatised relatives are awaiting news of loved ones missing after an earthquake hit the town of Cianjur in Indonesia’s West Java on Monday, unleashing landslides thought to have buried nearby villages.
More heavy machinery was deployed to clear the landslides on Wednesday with the death toll from the magnitude 5.6 quake reaching 268. More than 150 people are missing.
One of the worst-hit districts is Cugenang, where it is believed a landslide buried at least one village.
Al Jazeera’s Jessica Washington reports from the worst-hit area of Cianjur, Indonesia.
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