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Number of fatalities in W Sumatra quake now 1,115

Rabu, 14 Oktober 2009 05:26 WIB | 1.191 Views
Rescuers sees debris building in Padang, West Sumatra. (ANTARA/Ismar Patrizki/*)
Padang (ANTARA News) - The number of dead bodies found following the 7.9-magnitude earthquake in West Sumatra continued to increase, and on Tuesday night at 8 p.m local time had reached 1,115.

Most of the dead bodies, 675, were found in Padang Pariaman regency, and 313 in Padang city, the West Sumatra Disaster Response Center in Padang said Tuesday night.

The following are details on the victims and damage caused by the quake:

1. Fatalities : 1,115
2. Seriously injured : 1,214
3. Lightly injured : 1,688
4. Missing : 1 (one)
5. Seriously damaged houses : 135,299
6. Lightly damaged homes : 65,306
7. Homes with minor damage : 78,591

Fatalities (official) :

1. Padang city : 313
2. Padang Pariaman regency : 675
3. Pariaman city : 37
4. Pesisir Selatan regency : 11
5. Solok city : 3
6. Agam regency : 80
7. Pasaman Barat regency : 3(*)