Indonesia earthquake: more than 500 hikers stranded on Lombok’s Mount Rinjani after 6.4 magnitude quake

Efforts were underway Monday to rescue hundreds of climbers stranded on Mount Rinjani on Indonesia’s Lombok Island, a day after a powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist destination.
Helicopters and rescue teams on foot have been deployed to scour the slopes of Mount Rinjani, which is criss-crossed with hiking routes popular with tourists.
“The latest information from the team in the field is that today all the families stuck on Mount Rinjani will be evacuated…