Bali earthquake kills at least 3 people on Indonesian island

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The earthquake broken buildings in Karangasem and Bangli regencies on the east of the island, the Bali Province Regional Catastrophe Administration Company (BPBD) stated in an announcement Saturday.

Rescue efforts are persevering with in Karangasem the place folks stay trapped within the ruins of a constructing. Seven persons are critically injured, and one particular person is useless.

Two folks died in Bangli, the place landslides attributable to the quake blocked a highway, hampering evacuation efforts.

BPBD is warning folks to be ready for potential aftershocks.

Bali reopened to totally vaccinated guests from 19 international locations this week — a transfer aimed toward boosting the island’s tourist-dependent financial system.