11 Hikers Killed As Volcano Erupts In Indonesia, Search On For 12 Others

  • 4-12-2023, 08:40
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     least 11 hikers have been found dead after a volcano erupted in western Indonesia, a local rescue official told AFP Monday.
    Mount Marapi on the island of Sumatra, with a peak of 2,891 metres (9,484 feet), erupted Sunday sending a tower of ash 3,000 metres into the sky.
    "There are 26 people who have not been evacuated, we have found 14 of them, three were found alive and 11 were found dead," said Abdul Malik, head of Padang Search and Rescue Agency, speaking a day after the eruption.
    Source- ndtv