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UN secretary general visits quake-hit Indonesian city

AP  |  Jakarta 

UN Antonio has visited an Indonesian city shattered by an earthquake and to assess the impact of the disasters.

paid a visit Friday to the city of Palu on during a trip to to attend the annual meetings of the and

visited Balaroa, where the September 28 quake liquefied soft soil and tore apart neighbourhoods, and the coastal area of Talise, which was badly damaged by the that followed the magnitude 7.5 quake.

The official death toll had risen to 2,073 as of Thursday.

meetings are being held until Sunday.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 16:00 IST