5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia, killing at least 162

On Monday, a strong earthquake struck Indonesia's main island, leaving at least 162 people dead and hundreds injured.

The 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit West Java province in the late afternoon, at a depth of 10 kilometers,

Terrified residents fled into the street, some covered in blood and debris.

Hospitals were overwhelmed by injured people, and the toll was expected to rise further.

No estimates were immediately available because of the area's far-flung, rural population.

Source: Livemint