Rescue team heading to reach climbing group which includes foreign trekkers

More than 500 climbers are thought to be trapped on Mount Rinjani on the island of Lombok, a day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake killed 16 people on the Indonesian island.

Rescuers set off on Monday morning to help the climbers who are stranded at two points on the mountain, Indonesia’s disaster agency said, after landslides caused by the powerful earthquake blocked some trails off the mountain.

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