The number of victims of the tsunami in Indonesia increased to 222
MOSCOW, Dec 23 — RIA Novosti. The number of tsunami victims on the coast of the Sunda Strait in Indonesia, has risen to 222, according to Agence France-Presse.
Earlier it was reported about 168 killed and 745 injured and 30 missing.
As reported the Agency with reference to the representative of the National Directorate on liquidation of consequences of natural disasters Indonesia, Sutopo Purvo Nugroho, “222 people were killed and 843 injured and 28 people were missing.”
Driving past debris from the impact zone of the tsunami in #Anyer. Many local houses are damaged. Note also the weird color of the sea, never seen it like that. #Indonesia #Tsunami pic.twitter.com/c5ryey6ElO
— Øystein L. Andersen (@OysteinLAnderse) 23 Dec 2018
He said that the death toll could rise.
#UPDATE At least 43 people have been killed and nearly 600 injured in a tsunami in Indonesia that may have been caused by a volcano known as the “child” of the legendary Krakatoa https://t.co/cVriSDOdrU pic.twitter.com/dXODr526XX
— AFP news agency (@AFP) December 23, 2018.
Tsunami waves hit the coast of the Sunda Strait West of Indonesia on Saturday 21.27 local time (17.27 MSK). Is evacuation, destroyed hundreds of homes and buildings.