16 Oct 2021, 09:57

3 killed, 7 injured as quake hits Indonesia's Bali

  JAKARTA, Oct 16, 2021 (BSS/XINHUA) - Three people were killed and seven

others suffered broken bones with another one still buried under rubbles of a
building after a 4.8-magnitude quake damaged houses in Indonesia's resort
island of Bali early Saturday.

  The epicenter of the quake, which occurred at 3:18 a.m. local time with a
depth of 10 km, was located 8 km northwest of Karangasem district, the
Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency said, adding the tremors were
felt until nearby Lombok Island.

  The jolt triggered no tsunami, the agency said.

  Head of Operational Unit of the Disaster Management Agency of Bali Province
Gede Adhi Tiana Putra told Xinhua that two people were killed in Bangli
district, one person was dead and one was being evacuated from the debris in
Karangasem district.

  Seven people, who have broken bones after being hit by the concrete of the
houses, were being treated at a nearby health clinic, he said.

  Several houses were destroyed by the tremor and most of the damages were in
Bangli district.

  Risk assessment of the impact of the quake was still undertaken by the
disaster agency officials, Putra added.

  According to him, the tremor also triggered landslides.

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