Asian ecumenical leader expresses ‘profound grief’ after 100 killed in Indonesia earthquakes

Posted Aug 6, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The general secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia has expressed his “profound grief” and condolences following the deaths of more than 100 people in a series of earthquakes in Indonesia. A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Lombok, a popular international tourist destination, on July 29. It resulted in the deaths of 16 people. On Aug. 5, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake 19 miles damaged thousands of houses and buildings and caused the deaths of at least 98 people. There have been at least 130 aftershocks.

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