Indonesia evacuates tourists after volcano eruption

Indonesia evacuates tourists after volcano eruption
 

Indonesian authorities have evacuated some 1,100 tourists after a volcano erupted at one of the country's most popular hiking destinations.
Mount Barujari on Lombok island erupted on Tuesday, shooting ash 2,000 metres (6,560 ft) into the air.
Officials are still searching for several hundred tourists that remain missing, according to the country's disaster agency.
There have been no reports of injuries caused by the eruption.
Nearly 400 foreign and local tourists have been registered since Sunday to climb the mountain, according to the Disaster Mitigation Agency's spokesman Sutopo Purwo... read more

 
28 September 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: BBC
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