In quake-hit Indonesia, a challenge to recover the dead

  • Rescuers carry the body of an earthquake victim recovered from the collapsed Jabal Nur mosque in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damaging thousands of buildings and killing a large number of people. Rescuers were still struggling to reach all of the affected areas and authorities expect the death toll to rise. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

  • Rescuers with sniffer dog search for victims at a mosque damaged by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Thousands of people left homeless sheltered Monday night in makeshift tents following a powerful quake that ruptured roads and flattened buildings on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, as authorities said rescuers hadn’t yet reached all devastated areas. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

  • Relatives react as rescue teams recover the bodies of victims killed in an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damaging thousands of buildings and killing a large number of people. Rescuers were still struggling to reach all of the affected areas and authorities expect the death toll to rise. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

TANJUNG, Indonesia — The rescue team had done everything it could to locate the body of man, who had been killed instantly when a massive earthquake collapsed his home Sunday night on the Indonesian island of Lombok.

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