Two days after the 7.5 magnitude natural disaster hit the island, the death toll has continuously risen and authorities say more bodies could still be recovered.
"We will start the mass burial of victims, to avoid the spread of disease".
"The death is believed to be still increasing since many bodies were still under the wreckage, while many have not been reached", he said. "People here need aid - food, drink, clean water". "The minimarkets are looted everywhere". BNPB has not been able to get any information from the town of Donggala, closer to the epicentre of the quake 27 kilometres away.
Some 540 people were badly injured, it added.
Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is set to visit the area later on Sunday.
Rescue teams are are working hard to help people affected by the quake and tsunami.
People are trapped in the rubble in the hard-hit city of Palu and can still be heard crying for help, said Muhammad Syaugi, the head of Indonesia's search and rescue agency.
"Communication is limited, heavy machinery is limited.it's not enough for the numbers of buildings that collapsed", he said.
Indonesia, which sits on the seismically active Pacific Ring of Fire, is all too familiar with earthquakes and tsunamis. Roads and infrastructure are poor in many areas, making access hard in the best of conditions.
Aid and supplies were being sent in via military and commercial aircraft, including helicopters, to reach badly affected areas.
Residents stand in front of a damaged shopping mall.
"This morning I went back to the beach, I found my motorbike and my wife's wallet".
Most of the casualties were reported in Palu, the provincial capital, and the adjoining Donggala district, with 821 and 11 deaths respectively, Sutopo said.
Amid the levelled trees, overturned cars, concertinaed homes and flotsam tossed up to 50 metres inland, survivors and rescuers struggled to come to grips with the scale of the disaster.
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