In pictures: Tsunami devastation in Sulawesi

A tsunami has claimed hundreds of lives in Indonesia's island of Sulawesi.

A handout photo shows an aerial image of the coastal area of Palu city, central Sulawesi, Indonesia on 29 September 2018 Image copyright EPA
Image caption Many buildings in the coastal city of Palu are still submerged after 3m (10ft) waves hit on Friday

Residents make their way along a street full of debris after an earthquake and tsunami hit Palu, Indonesia. Photo: 29 September 2018 Image copyright AFP/Getty Images
Image caption The tsunami - triggered by a powerful earthquake - flattened parts of the city

People walk past dead bodies (blue cover) in Palu. Photo: 29 September 2018 Image copyright AFP/Getty Images
Image caption Hundreds of people were killed in Palu alone

People stand in front of a damaged shopping mall in Palu Image copyright Antara Foto/Rolex Malaha via Reuters
Image caption Homes, hotels, and shopping centres collapsed

A residential area with some houses reduced to rubble in Palu city, central Sulawesi, Indonesia on 29 September 2018. Image copyright EPA
Image caption Indonesia sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire" and is regularly hit by earthquakes

People walk among debris in Palu. Photo: 29 September 2018 Image copyright Reuters
Image caption There are concerns over the fate of people taking part in a beach festival in the city

Medics treat a wounded child in Palu. Photo: 29 September 2018 Image copyright AFP/Getty Images
Image caption Medics have been treating many of the wounded at the scene

A survivor rests as she gets medical treatment outside a military hospital in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, 29 September 2018. Image copyright EPA
Image caption Survivors were treated in makeshift sites near overcrowded hospitals

People sit outside a hospital in Palu. Photo: 29 September 2018 Image copyright AFP/Getty Images
Image caption Many city residents have been sleeping on the streets, as aftershocks rocked the city

Rescue teams search for survivors. Photo: 29 September 2018 Image copyright EPA
Image caption Rescue teams are continuing to search for survivors in the coastal areas

Residents stand outside a house as they are afraid to stay indoors in their homes in Palu in Central Sulawesi on September 29, 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Residents hung outside their houses as they were scared of buildings collapsing


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