Homes 'drift away', soil turns liquid in quake-hit Indonesian suburb

Homes 'drift away', soil turns liquid in quake-hit Indonesian suburbLots of places on the beleaguered Indonesian island of Sulawesi were hit hard by Friday’s deadly earthquake-tsunami disaster. For four days, rescue workers and government officials have struggled to reach this suburb on the outskirts of the devastated city of Palu. There was no tsunami here — Petobo is too far inland — but the earth itself liquefied under the power of the jolt.



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