Indonesia quake death toll rises to 252

Rescue workers look for victims under the ruins of collapsed buildings

The death toll from an earthquake that shook Indonesia’s main island of Java has risen to 252, a local official told AFP Tuesday.

The Cianjur local administration in West Java announced the new toll in an Instagram post. Adam, spokesman for the town’s administration in West Java, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, confirmed the new toll to AFP.

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