Terrifying moment Indonesian politicians caught in earthquake aftershock

NewsflarePublished: August 10, 2018
Published: August 10, 2018

This is the shocking moment Indonesian politicians and police officials are caught up in a strong aftershock of the earthquake in Lombok.

Footage filmed on August 9 in Tanju shows the governor of West Java, Mochamed Iriawan, the head of the North Lombok regency Najmul Akhyar, and West Nusa Tenggara police chief in front of the North Lombok hospital acting as a resource command centre after the devastating earthquake on August 5.

As journalists and spectators look on, the ground begins to shake and windows rattle.

Terrified people scatter in each direction and look concerned after the tremor.

Varying figures have been placed on the death toll, with most estimates between 226 and 380.

More than 150,000 people have been displaced.

Be the first to suggest a tag