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    Indonesia quake death toll rises to 268; 151 still missing

    CIANJUR, INDONESIA (AP) – The death toll from the earthquake that shook the Indonesian island of Java leapt to 268 yesterday as more bodies were found beneath collapsed buildings, and 151 people are still missing, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency said.

    Agency head Suharyanto, who like many Indonesians only goes by one name, told reporters that another 1,083 people were injured in the 5.6 magnitude earthquake that hit on Monday afternoon near the city of Cianjur.

    More details in Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin.

     

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