Indonesia tsunami: death toll could rise into the thousands, vice-president warns

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Officials warn number of casualties may rise after magnitude-7.5 quake hits Sulawesi

A powerful earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and triggered a tsunami has killed at least 384 people, with Indonesia’s vice-president, Jusuf Kalla, warning the death toll could rise into the thousands.

Kalla said there had been “no word” yet about casualties in the Sulawesi city of Donggala, home to 300,000 people.

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