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More than 380 people died in Indonesia as a result of the tsunami

Russians are not among them.

The earthquake of magnitude 7.5 on Sulawesi Island in Indonesia and the tsunami caused by it caused the death of at least 384 people according to official rescuers, The Guardian reports . While the authorities dismantle the rubble and still can not get to some parts of the island, which were covered by a 1.5-meter wave, the local Emergencies Ministry reported.

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Part of the houses was completely destroyed by the power of the flood. Electricity and other communications are turned off, the full scale of the disaster has yet to be assessed.

Attaché of the Russian Embassy in Jakarta, Denis Tetyushin, told RIA Novosti that according to preliminary information of Russians there are no dead people among the dead – the non-tourist area affected the tsunami.

Photo of the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Indonesia
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