Indonesian: 35 people killed by volcano’s latest blast

On Friday at least thirty-five people were killed and many wounded when Indonesia’s Mount Merapi volcano erupted again. A spokesman for Sarjito general hospital in Yogyakarta said, “The death toll has risen to 35″. According to accounts of the destruction from emergency response officials, among the dead were many children from Argomulyo village, which is […]

Indonesia: Mount Merapi’s volcano erupts again

In Indonesia Mount Merapi’s volcano has erupted again as the country is fighting to aid victims of last week’s tsunami that has laid waste to a remote areas of islands. On Wednesday morning the volcano began to eruct ash clouds and burn rocks down the slopes. Thousands of people have been moved towards safe location […]

Indonesian: Volcano eructs heat clouds, ash

On Monday, Mount Merapi volcano eructed heat clouds and ash as officials warned another eruption is expected, but possibly not as great as one that killed thirty-four people last week. Searing grey fumes and ash shot high into the sky and rolled down the slopes of the 2,914-metre mountain, Indonesia’s most active volcano, spreading fearfulness […]

Indonesia: Tsunami deaths toll rise to 408

After a tsunami actuated by a powerful earthquake hit Indonesia’s western Mentawai Islands earlier this week. At least 408 people have been confirmed dead , but officials say the death toll could go upward. On Friday, the head of the West Sumatra provincial disaster management centre, Mr Harmensyah said, that rescue teams “believe many, many […]

Indonesia: Mass burial held for volcano victims

On Thursday, more than twenty of the thirty-two victims were buried in a mass grave in central Java, as the country suffered from the twin disasters, volcano eruption and a tsunami which struck Sumatra island on Monday, killing more than 300 people. Near Central Java provincial capital of Yogyakarta, more than 50,000 people chocked up […]

Indonesia: 25 people were killed after the volcano eruption

Indonesia: Less than 24 hours after the tsunami hit, Mount Merapi erupted on the island of Java, causing thousands to run away quickly in panic as it eructed searing clouds of ash and taking the lives of at least twenty-five people,  including an infant. Government volcanologist Surono said, “We heard three explosions around 6 pm spewing volcanic […]