Information about the Russians among the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia no

© AP Photo / Yoanes LithaПострадавший the earthquake off the coast of the Indonesian island of SulawesiInformation about the Russians among the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia no© AP Photo / Yoanes Litha

Russians among the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, according to preliminary information, no, element will affect the non-touristic area, said RIA Novosti attache of the Russian Embassy in Jakarta Denis Tatushin.

On Friday morning off the coast of the island of Sulawesi earthquake of a magnitude of 6.1, near the city of Palu. Later in the same area was recorded another earthquake of 7.4 magnitude and number of aftershocks. Then, the media reported that Pala was hit by the tsunami with a height of two meters. The authorities took the decision to close the airport in the provincial capital of Central Sulawesi in Indonesia to Saturday 19.20 (14.20 GMT). According to the latest data, the number of victims of elements has reached 384.

«A request was made in the official service, yet no official response (about possible victims — ed.) we did not receive. Russian citizens are also not addressed to the Embassy, and we assume that they weren’t there, because it is absolutely not a tourist area», — said the representative of the Embassy.

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