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Gili islands The three tiny islands are located just off the coast of Lombok

Gili islands The three tiny islands are located just off the coast of Lombok

Officials and organisations including the military, the governor of the province that includes Lombok, the national search and rescue agency and the regent of North Lombok have issued different death tolls, ranging from 226 to 381.

The quake struck at 7.46pm local time on Sunday at a fairly shallow depth of 31km.

The footage of the prayer led by Imam Arafat at the Musholla As-Syuhada Mosque was being broadcast live on Facebook on Sunday night when a magnitude 7.0 quake hit the neighboring Lombok Island. "Some buildings were damaged further because of this quake".

A humanitarian crisis is also looming in Lombok, where thousands have been left homeless and in desperate need of clean water, food, medicine and shelter.

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"There are still some evacuees that have not yet been touched by aid, especially in North Lombok and West Lombok", Nugroho tweeted Thursday.

The natural disaster killed more than 100 people in Lombok and injured hundreds of others, leaving thousands of locals homeless and tourists stranded.

"I visited villages yesterday that were completely collapsed".

"The natural disaster does not have any tsunami potential", Hary Tirto Djatmiko, spokesman for Indonesia's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency (BMKG), said of Thursday's aftershock.

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Across much of the island, a popular tourist destination, once-bustling villages have been turned into virtual ghost towns.

Rescuers have found three bodies and also managed to pull one man alive from the twisted wreckage of the mosque, reduced to a pile of concrete and metal bars, with its towering green dome folded in on itself.

The Indonesian Red Cross said it had set up 10 mobile clinics in the north of the island. "I do hope the government can help", she said. "Where should we go if we have no house anymore, nowhere to live?" said the mother of 15- and 9-year-old girls.

Kurniawan Eko Wibowo, a doctor at the field hospital, said most patients had broken bones and head injuries.

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Thousands of people have been sleeping in makeshift shelters or out in the open.

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