MANILA, Philippines – A powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Friday, September 28, triggering a tsunami which swept across coastal city of Palu.
The tsunami levelled buildings and wiped out homes. On Sunday, the national disaster agency put the official death toll at 832. This death toll was expected to rise further.
Here’s a look at the death and destruction caused by the quake-tsunami as stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water and looting spread: