305 earthquake victims still missing : team
As of Thursday, the Search and Rescue Team have yet to discover 305 victims, more than a week after a powerful earthquake shook West Sumatera.
Col. Mulyono, Commander of Korem 032 Wirabraja of West Sumatera, said that 211 victims were located in Padang Pariaman while 54 others were in Padang.
“In Agam regency, local and religious figures have agreed to cease the evacuation process even though 40 people remain missing,” Mulyono told Antara state news agency.
As of yesterday, the death toll due to the quake stood at 739 people.