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09 August 2018, 13:20

Belarusians told to stay away from Indonesian island due to earthquakes

Lombok Island. An archive photo
Lombok Island. An archive photo

MINSK, 9 August (BelTA) – The Embassy of Belarus in Indonesia advises citizens to refrain from visiting the province West Nusa Tenggara (Lombok Island) until the situation in the region stabilizes, BelTA has learned.

A major earthquake measuring 5.9 points on Richter scale hit the Indonesian island on 9 August.

The Belarusian embassy continues tracking the situation. Citizens can call the emergency number +6287777700212 to request consular assistance.

According to the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, there were no Belarusians among the foreign citizens affected by the earthquake.

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