Indonesian island still struggling to recover from earlier earthquakes that killed more than 450 people

Two people have died in a strong earthquake that cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok and destroyed buildings as the community tries to recover from quakes earlier this month that killed more than 450 people.

The shallow magnitude-6.9 quake that hit just after 10pm local time on Sunday was one of multiple powerful earthquakes in the northeast of the island that also caused landslides. It was preceded by a 6.3-magnitude quake in the afternoon and then followed by strong aftershocks.

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