Death toll from quake hit Indonesian island crosses 430

A woman performs a prayer in front of debris from Sunday's earthquake in West Lombok, Indonesia, Saturday, Aug.11, 2018. Scientist say the powerful Indonesia earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches). (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

Vastavam web: The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 400 and the government is estimating economic losses of at least several hundred million dollars.The national disaster agency said Monday the August 5 quake killed 436 people, most of whom died in collapsing buildings.

It said damage to homes, infrastructure and other property is at least 5 trillion rupiah (USD 342 million), calling that a temporary figure that will rise as more assessments are made. The agency said rebuilding will cost hundreds of millions of dollars.