Chaotic scenes in quake-hit Indonesia as bodies lie unclaimed

Chaotic scenes in quake-hit Indonesia as bodies lie unclaimedBy Kanupriya Kapoor and Fathin Ungku PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Police guarded banks in the Indonesian city of Palu on Monday as residents scrambled to flee and dozens of bodies lay unclaimed in a hospital three days after a major earthquake and tsunami. The confirmed death toll from a 7.5 magnitude earthquake on Friday, which triggered tsunami waves as high as six meters (20 feet), rose to 844 but was sure to go higher as rescuers reach remote villages cut off since disaster struck. …



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