Indonesian Disaster Response Crews Search Villages in Aftermath of Volcanic Eruption

At least 15 people were killed when the Mount Semeru volcano erupted in Indonesia’s East Java, the Indonesia National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) said on December 6.

The volcano erupted on December 4, throwing giant plumes of ash into the air and plunging local villages into darkness.

More than 5,000 people were affected by the eruption and 56 people were injured, according to the BNPB.

This footage was posted by the National Search and Rescue Agency. Credit: National Search and Rescue Agency via Storyful

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