The Victims of the Recent Earthquake in Indonesia Increased

The number of victims of the recent earthquake in western Indonesia has reached 268 people, and according to officials, this number is increasing.

Jamshid Mojadidi
23 Nov 2022
The Victims of the Recent Earthquake in Indonesia Increased

On Monday (21st November), an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 on the Richter scale occurred in the city of Java, which destroyed 22,000 houses.

Reuters news agency has reported quoting Indonesian officials that 151 more people are missing after this event and efforts are underway to find them.

The number of injured in this incident has been announced to be more than 1000, and the condition of some of them is critical.

It should be noted that in 2004, Indonesia experienced one of the strongest earthquakes of the last century, which shook about fourteen other countries and caused a tsunami.

About 226,000 people died in different countries as a result of this earthquake, which occurred with a magnitude of 9.1.

Translated by: Shir Ali Jafari

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