No Kazakhstanis among victims on Indonesian mountain

31 July, 2018, 10:51 214
No Kazakhstanis among victims on Indonesian mountain

More than 800 tourists stranded on the mountain near the Mount Rinjani in Indonesia.

No tourists from Kazakhstan among the dead and stranded on the mountain in Indonesia, BNews.kz correspondent reports.

"According to preliminary information of the rescue services of Indonesia, provided to our Consulate in Jakarta, there are no citizens of Kazakhstan on the list of dead or those who stranded on Rinjani Mountain," the official spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan said.

Meanwhile, more than 800 tourists were blocked on the mountain near the volcano Mt Rinjani after the earthquake in Indonesia.

July 29 near the city of Mataram (319 thousand inhabitants) there was an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4. Its epicenter lay at a depth of 7.5 km. According to the Kyodo agency, 11 repeated shocks were registered in the affected area with a magnitude of up to 5.7. According to the latest data, as a result of the impact of the disaster, 14 people were killed and 162 injured, more than a thousand buildings were destroyed.