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Panic and confusion as massive waves devastate the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, dragging buildings, cars and people in its wake. Hundreds have been killed from two massive earthquakes that hit the island on Friday and the tsunami it triggered, body bags laying in the street. Indonesia's Emergency Minister said some people were on the beach when the tsunami warning was sounded but didn't immediately leave and became victims.
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The government's describing the damage as extensive. They say thousands of buildings have collapsed including hospitals. Makeshift medical centers are being set up outdoors. The quakes are reported as 7.5 and 7.7 magnitude with aftershocks that have continued into the weekend. The disaster has also triggered widespread power outages, making rescue efforts slower.
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Indonesia's president will visit the area on Sunday. The country is regularly hit by earthquakes. In August a series of tremors destroyed dozens of villages on another island and killed over 500.