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222 Dead, Hundreds Injured As Volacano-Triggered Tsunami Hits Indonesia

Dec 23, 2018 06:43 PM IST India India

During a busy holiday weekend, a tsunami apparently caused by the eruption of an island volcano killed more than 160 people around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, sending a wall of water crashing ashore and sweeping away people attending a beach concert along with hundreds of houses including hotels, the government and witnesses said.More than 700 people have been reported injured since the tsunami hit at 9:27 p.m. The worst affected area was the Pandeglang region of Banten province in Java.