(IRIBNEWS.IR) - The death toll from the earthquake that rocked Indonesia's main island of Java at the weekend has risen to at least 5,846, the Social Affairs Ministry said Wednesday.
The majority of those killed in Saturday's 6.3-magnitude quake -- 3,580 people -- lived in Bantul district, south of the central city of Yogyakarta, according to the latest data released by the ministry, reports Trend.
Another 1,668 others died in Klaten district, in central Java province, the ministry said.
The death toll increased from 184 to 326 in Sleman district, north of Yogyakarta. The remainder of the dead came from six other districts. The ministry had previously put the death toll from the catastrophe at 5,698.