Indonesia’s Jokowi orders emergency response after strong quake hits Java

Apr 11, 2021 | INVESTING

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Sunday ordered swift rescue and relief efforts after at least eight people died in a strong earthquake on the country’s main island of Java. Saturday’s quake caused falling rocks to kill a woman on a motorcycle and badly injured her husband in East Java’s Lumajang district, officials said. It damaged more than 1,300 buildings. “I have ordered … immediate emergency response to search and find victims under the rubble and to treat the wounded,” the president,…

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