Tsunami kills hundreds of people in Indonesia

A Tsunami killed over 200 people in Indonesia after a volcano had erupted at Karakatau.

The tsunami came with no warning and 222 people hae died which included some of the popular Indonesian band ‘Seventeen’ as they were playing a gig they were seen being swept away.

It is believed the bass player and a manager has died, it is understood the lead singer managed to survive by hanging on to the stage, some people are still missing.

The volcano erupted at around 9pm local time and scientists are saying the explosion caused underwater landslides that caused the unexpected and devastating tsunami which killed so many people and injuring thousands of others.

Many building were damaged on the Sundra Strait which is located between Java and Sumatra in Indonesia.



(Covrer photo not Karakatau)


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