Foreign Affairs Minister: 10 Indonesian Injured by Earthquake in Taiwan

By Humas
Date 10 Februari 2016
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Minister of Foreign Affairs responding to press in Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday (10/2)

Minister of Foreign Affairs responding to press in Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday (10/2)

A total of 10 (ten) Indonesian citizens were lightly injured by the earthquake shaking the city of Tainan, Taiwan, on Saturday morning (6/2).

 “This morning I received information that there were three more citizens who suffered minor injuries. So the total number of Indonesians suffering minor injuries was 10 people,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno LP Marsudi to the press after accompanying President Joko Widodo received the Secretary of Russian Security Council at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday (10/2).

Foreign Minister mentioned that a team from Indonesian Economic and Trade Office in Tainan are still combing the city and making any coordination.

“Everyday I get 3 to 4 times updates and keep communicating with our post in Tainan,” said the Minister.

The 6.4-magnitude earthquake centered around Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pintung with a shallow depth of 16 kilometers, caused damage and collapsed several buildings on Saturday (6/2). The Hotline Number of Indonesian Economic & Trade Office in Taiwan: +886979407214. (UN/ES/EN) (AJ/LW)

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