UD says no Norwegians have asked for help in Indonesia

Photo: AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana


It is currently unclear whether any Norwegians are located on the earthquake and tsunami hit island of Sulawesi in Indonesia.

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs currently has no information indicating that Norwegian citizens need consular assistance in Indonesia” said Kari Eken Wollebæk, Press Officer at the UD to NTB news.

The reported deaths after the earthquake and the tsunami on Friday had risen to 832 on Saturday. However, the figure is still expected to rise significantly as rescue forces have not yet reached many of the affected areas.

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