Poket News

Volcano erupts in Indonesia


  • A volcano on the Indonesian island of Java has erupted, killing at least 13 people and injuring nearly 100 others. 
  • Some people are trapped around the mountain. 
  • Indonesian authorities said Mount Semeru in East Java Province erupted. 
  • It is located 130 kilometers south of Indonesia's second-largest city, Surabaya. 
  • The volcano spewed smoke as high as 12,000 meters and lava flows reached more than 500 meters from the crater.