The death toll in the earthquake in Indonesia has risen to ten people

© Photo : Vladimir Trofimovskaya assistance, Indonesia. Archive photoThe death toll in the earthquake in Indonesia has risen to ten people© Photo : Vladimir Trofimenko

The death toll in a powerful earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has increased to ten, the channel reports Channel NewsAsia, citing the Agency for the elimination of disasters.

What led to the death of people, not specified. The Agency added that at least 20 people were injured.

The earthquake of a magnitude of 6.4 occurred on the densely populated island of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday, 6.47 (1.47 MSK) in the vicinity of the volcano Rinjani and close to the popular tourist island of Bali. The earthquake lies close to the surface — at a depth of 7.5 kilometers. According to the Indonesian Agency of meteorology and Geophysics, the earthquake was followed by at least 11 aftershocks.

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