Student or Learner
A mega earthquake hit the North of Indonesia yesterday, killing / killed 129 people.
Could you tell me which one is correct?
If the "killing" is correct, does it mean the following?
A mega earthquake hit the North of Indonesia yesterday and was killing 129 people.
But I felt a bit strange about this sentence.
Could you give me a helping help? Thank you.
It's the participle, killing.
And in the process, killed.
As a result, it killed.
I scratched absently at the scab, causing it to bleed. = and in doing so, I made it bleed.
He referred to these professional women as "girls," offending many present. = in as a result, he offended people.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.