On Sunday 5 August, a very strong earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale wreaked havoc on the Indonesian island of Lombok, near Bali. The death toll from the earthquake has risen past 347. Another 1,447 people were injured and 165,003 displaced.
Let us spare thoughts of compassion for the victims of this disaster. Pray that the people in Lombok are free from further harm and danger. May those who were injured recover soonest, and may those who perished rest in Peace.