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Indonesian earthquake death toll reaches 555

A string of deadly earthquakes that rocked Indonesia┬┤s Lombok island this summer killed 555 people and injured nearly 1,500, the disaster agency said Friday, with hundreds of thousands left homeless. The picturesque island next to holiday hotspot Bali was hit by two deadly quakes on July 29 and August 5. On Sunday it was shaken by a string of fresh tremors and aftershocks, with the strongest measuring 6.9 magnitude. Indonesia┬┤s disaster agency said Friday most of the deaths occured in the northern part of Lombok, with…