Fake news spark mass panic


Uncertain future: The earthquake in Ambon, Maluku province, has left thousands of residents displaced. — AP

Jakarta: Thousands of Indonesians are still in shelters nearly two weeks after a deadly earthquake sparked a stream of fake news and hoaxes warning that an even bigger disaster was looming, the government said.

The local government has declared a state of emergency until tomorrow, with nearly 135,000 people in evacuation shelters and tents.

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