May 28, 2006

Indonesia quake death toll passes 5,000

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters) - A weekend earthquake that
shook the heartland of Indonesia's densely populated island of
Java killed at least 5,115 people, a provincial government
office said on Monday.

According to data provided by the Yogyakarta governor's
office, the toll in Yogyakarta province reached 3,463 and in
Central Java province deaths were recorded at 1,672.