Hospital Treats Victims of Deadly Indonesia Earthquake #shorts.

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake killed 56 people and wounded hundreds in Indonesia’s West Java province Monday, with rescuers racing to treat the injured as aftershocks hit.

MORE: The quake's epicenter was the town of Cianjur, about 75 km (45 miles) southeast of the capital, Jakarta.

Health workers and military medics were treating the injured at a triage area outside the Cianjur Regional Public Hospital, as the Cianjur regent Herman Suherman said the area of Mangun, near Cianjur, was blocked due to a landslide and victims have not been able to evacuate.

The national disaster agency (BNPB) said 23 people were likely still trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings. More than 1,770 houses were damaged and nearly 3,900 people had been displaced in Cianjur, spokesperson Abdul Muhari said.

(Reuters)

www.voanews.com/a/deadly-earthquake-hits-indonesia-/6843312.html

» Subscribe to VOA News: bit.ly/3KIPysi
» Watch more VOA News video: www.youtube.com/c/VOANews

Voice of America (VOA) is the largest U.S. international broadcaster, providing news and information in more than 40 languages to an estimated weekly audience of 236.8 million people. VOA produces content for digital, television, and radio platforms. It is easily accessed via your mobile phone and on social media. It is also distributed by satellite, cable, FM and MW, and is carried on a network of approximately 3,000 affiliate stations.

Since its creation in 1942, Voice of America has been committed to providing comprehensive coverage of the news and telling audiences the truth. Through World War II, the Cold War, the fight against global terrorism, and the struggle for freedom around the globe today, VOA exemplifies the principles of a free press.

Connect with VOA News:

» VISIT OUR WEBSITE: www.voanews.com/
» LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE: www.facebook.com/voanews
» FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/voanews/
» FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: twitter.com/VOANews

Watch video on channel "VOA News"
Iran Fans Divided in World Cup Match, Some Fans Protest in Stadiums #shorts.

Iran Fans Divided in World Cup Match, Some Fans Protest in Stadiums #shorts.

Some Iranian fans hold up posters in support of the protest movement back in Iran during the World Cup soccer match between Iran and the U.S. Tuesday in Qatar. While Iran’s national team faced the U.S. on the pitch, Iran’s politically divided fans...

NATO Vows to Help Ukrainians Survive Winter

NATO Vows to Help Ukrainians Survive Winter

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Russian President Vladimir Putin using winter as weapon to break resolve of Ukrainian people Originally published at -

Women Enter World of Breakdancing

Women Enter World of Breakdancing

Women break into breakdancing as the sport heads to the 2024 Olympics in Paris Originally published at -

Influx of Refugees in Kenya as Thousands Flee Drought and Hunger in Somalia.

Influx of Refugees in Kenya as Thousands Flee Drought and Hunger in Somalia.

Relief groups say the wave of refugees at Kenya's Dadaab camp is stretching the already overcrowded camp's resources Originally published at -

Hong Kongers Hold Vigil in Solidarity With China Protests #shorts.

Hong Kongers Hold Vigil in Solidarity With China Protests #shorts.

A small group of young people gathered at a university campus Tuesday in Hong Kong to hold a vigil for victims of a deadly fire in Urumqi. MORE: Street protests have shaken China since the fire last week in the city of Urumqi that killed 10 people...