Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

A man weeps as he prays during Muslim Friday prayers in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by a powerf

A man weeps as he prays during Muslim Friday prayers in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by a powerf

Villagers attend Muslim Friday prayer in front of the damage buildings in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of Lombok was deva

Villagers attend Muslim Friday prayer in front of the damage buildings in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of Lombok was deva

Villagers attend Muslim Friday prayers as damaged buildings by an earthquake are seen in the background in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2

Villagers attend Muslim Friday prayers as damaged buildings by an earthquake are seen in the background in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2

A man walks past destroyed buildings in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that

A man walks past destroyed buildings in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that

A motorcycle passes buildings destroyed by Sunday's earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated b

A motorcycle passes buildings destroyed by Sunday's earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated b

A woman collects some of her children's clothes in the ruin of her home destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug.10, 2018. T

A woman collects some of her children's clothes in the ruin of her home destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug.10, 2018. T

TANJUNG, Indonesia (AP) — On Indonesia's earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed mosques that were the heart of their communities.

Villagers in Tanjung district prayed in a field Friday in front of their former mosque and made plans for a replacement.

One of the worshippers, Sunarto, said they're "very sad" because the mosque collapsed, killing the village religious leader.

He said they plan a temporary mosque so "the voice of Quranic verses will continue to reverberate in our village."

Like most of Indonesia, Lombok is majority Muslim. A minority on the island practice Hinduism, a legacy of its historical domination by Hindu Balinese.