Aftershock at 5.9-magnitude strikes Indonesian island days after natural disaster

British holidaymakers have told of panic and confusion as they waited to be evacuated from Gili

British holidaymakers have told of panic and confusion as they waited to be evacuated from Gili

Indonesia's national disaster agency is insisting the death toll from the Lombok quake still stands at 131 after other government agencies including the military gave much higher figures.

Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the quake that shook Lombok island Sunday evening has risen to 131.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded the latest quake at 5.9, with a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

It comes just four days after a massive 6.9 magnitude quake shook the region on Sunday, killing 350 people.

A video posted on Twitter by Indonesia's national disaster agency showed that today's quake caused more buildings and power lines to collapse.

No further information was available at the time of writing. "It's hard to get used to", he said. That number is set to rise as more victims are found in the rubble and pulled from collapsed buildings.

Villagers and relatives prayed outside a tent where the girl's body lay inside covered in a white cloth.

At a shelter in hard-hit Kayangan, new mother Rusnah, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, said she needed basic supplies for her children.

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'She was trying to get out, but she got hit by a wall and fell down.

He said they were also looking for people with untreated injuries.

"It is already clear that Sunday's natural disaster was exceptionally destructive", Christopher Rassi, the head of a Red Cross assessment team on Lombok, said in a statement.

He said: 'People are always saying they need water and tarps'.

A magnitude-6.2 natural disaster occurred onshore on the northern part of Lombok Island in West Nusa Tenggara on Thursday afternoon (09/08), while the search for victims of Sunday's deadly quake continues.

He said the agency has sent 20 water vehicles to five remote areas, including one village of about 1,200 households. "I don't think people will choose Lombok anymore this summer".

The island is a popular holiday spot and thousands of tourists have now left.

There have been 355 aftershocks since the last quake happened on Sunday, which killed at least 131 people.

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