Indonesian Tsunami’s Death Toll Rises to 222 as 848 People Are Injured & 28 People Are Missing – New


 In Indonesia, at least 222 people are dead, 848 people are injured and 28 people are missing after a catastrophic tsunami battered two islands Saturday night, The New York Times reported  The tsunami wrecked at least 556 homes, nine hotels, 60 shops and 350 boats, a disaster management agency’s spokesperson told the Times Get push notifications with news, features and more. Follow Following You’ll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications  On Saturday, people were mingling on Java and Sumatra’s beaches when waves unexpectedly pummeled the coasts The band Seventeen was performing on Java’s Tanjung Lesung Beach when the tsunami crashed down  Riefian Fajarsyah, Seventeen’s lead singer, said in an emotional Instagram video that the manager and bass player were dead and that Fajarsyah’s wife and three band members were missing, CNN reported  Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Summit Erupts, Shooting Cloud of Volcanic Ash and Smoke Into the Sky  “Today is your birthday, I am wishing that you come home my love,” Fajarsyah wrote on Instagram alongside a sweet picture of the couple in front of the Eiffel Tower  At least 14 people died and at least 89 people went missing at the event where Seventeen was performing, a party for an electricity company, the Times reported  The volcano Anak Krakatau, which sits between Java and Sumatra, likely started the tsunami, according to the Associated Press The volcano’s eruption led to underwater landslides that in turn caused the tsunami, CNN reported  The geophysics agency said the volcano erupted 24 minutes before the tsunami hit the islands, according to the AP  In September, a tsunami started by earthquakes killed hundreds of people in Indonesia In October, a Lion Air plane fatally crashed into the Java Sea, killing 189 people

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