The death toll from the earthquake in Indonesia has risen to 162

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The death toll from the earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Java, Monday, rose from 62 to 162, according to local media.

Ridwan Kamel, the governor of West Java province, said that the death toll had reached 162 people as of Monday evening, while the injuries had reached hundreds, and more than 13,000 people had been displaced, according to what was reported by local media, including the “” news site.

Earlier today, the “Jakarta Post” newspaper, quoting the Indonesian authorities, said the death toll had reached 62, and is likely to rise in light of the continued search and rescue operations under the rubble.

The island of Java witnessed an earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale this morning, which was felt by residents of the capital, Jakarta, and other regions.

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