TANJUNG, Indonesia | Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

10Aug - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



TANJUNG, Indonesia — On Indonesia’s earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed mosques that were the heart of their communities.

Villagers in Tanjung district prayed in a field Friday in front of their former mosque and made plans for a replacement.

“We are very sad because our mosque we loved very much is now destroyed,” said Sunarto, a worshipper.

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