Hundreds brought down from slopes of erupting volcano in Indonesia

Hundreds brought down from slopes of erupting volcano in Indonesia
 

Hundreds of climbers have been brought down safely from the slopes of an Indonesian volcano that erupted this week, the disaster agency said on Thursday, although the fate of several daredevil tourists who declined to leave was not clear.
More than 1,000 tourists including 639 foreigners were in Mount Rinjani National Park when Barujari, a smaller volcano within Mount Rinjani, began erupting on Tuesday, sending a plume of ash into the sky which fell back to coat vegetation.
"They have all come down now. The Rinjani caldera is now clear," agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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