New Delhi, Sep 30 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday condoled the loss of lives in tsunami which hit parts of Indonesia, saying India stands with its maritime neighbour in this difficult hour. Also Read - PM Narendra Modi Suggests Practicing Yoga Nidra to Reduce Stress, Shares Fitness Routine Too
Over 400 people were killed when a powerful quake sent a tsunami barrelling into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Saturday. Also Read - Indonesian Man Dresses Up as Spider-Man To Clean Up Plastic Waste, Urges Others to Do the Same
The national disaster agency there put the official death toll so far at 420, all of them in the tsunami-struck city of Palu, but warned the toll was likely to rise. Also Read - In a First, 50 Divyang Students to Attend PM's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' Programme
“Deeply saddened by the loss of lives and devastation due to tsunami and earthquake in Central Sulawesi in Indonesia. I offer deepest condolences. India stands with its maritime neighbour in this difficult hour,” the Prime Minister’s Office said on Twitter quoting Modi.
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