Indonesia Tsunami Leaves 222 Dead, 800 Injured

Indonesian disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said 430 houses, nine hotels, 10 vessels and dozens of cars were reported to have been damaged at Banten’s Carita beach on Java.

Anak Krakatoa is a small volcanic island that emerged from the ocean half a century after Krakatoa’s deadly 1883 eruption, which is estimated to have killed more than 36,000 people.

The death toll was likely to grow.Videos posted on social media showed flooded streets, an overturned car and people running up stairs to escape the waves.

The Australian Embassy in Jakarta said it was making urgent enquiries to determine whether any Australians had been affected.

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