The balance sheet of the tsunami in Indonesia, which followed a volcanic eruption, it is increased to 281 deaths and over 1,000 wounded. That says the national agency for disaster management.
‘The number of victims will continue to incur, as well as the damage, ” said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the agency. He says that 57 people still missing. In a previous balance sheet there were 222 deaths.
The tsunami struck Saturday, suddenly on the coasts of the islands of Java and Sumatra. The volcano that erupted, is the ‘Anak Krakatau’, the ‘child’ of the legendary Krakatau volcano.
Teams of bulldozers and other heavy equipment were trying Monday to clean up the rubble, looking for survivors. Experts warn new deadly waves as a result of volcanic activity. The authorities are worried the death toll will continue to rise.