- A young boy has been rescued after surviving three days trapped in rubble from an earthquake.
- Rescue operations continue as emergency services try to find survivors missing or trapped in a series of aftershocks.
- The devastating earthquake claimed the lives of at least 271 people. Hundreds are injured.
By this time he had been trapped without help for three days.
In the video, the couple were in a makeshift medical tent where Azka was receiving medical attention.
Rescue operations remain active
The 5.6 magnitude earthquake killed at least 271 people, including many children. Forty remain missing and hundreds of people were injured.
Indonesians are reeling after Monday’s earthquake, which struck at a shallow depth of 10km, followed by dozens of aftershocks. Source: EPA / ADI WEDA/EPA
The quake hit the most densely populated region of Indonesia at a shallow depth of just 10 kilometers.
Around 6,000 rescuers were deployed to carry out ground rescue operations, some equipped with heavy equipment to clear landslides.
Cianjur is located in a hilly area where many houses are built of a mixture of mud and concrete. Source: EPA / ADI WEDA/EPA
More than 170 aftershocks have been recorded since Monday, including one measuring 3.9 on Wednesday.
The country also records frequent offshore earthquakes, with tremors reportedly stronger than those that hit West Java.