The Indonesian tsunami caused 62 deaths: the beach band was instantly overwhelmed

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The Indonesian tsunami caused 62 deaths: the beach band was instantly overwhelmed

2018-12-23 20:25:11 26 ℃

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Overseas Network December 23rd According to the media, the number of tsunami deaths in Indonesia has risen to 62.

According to the British "Guardian" report, on December 23, local time, a spokesman for the Indonesian Disaster Relief Agency said that the tsunami had killed at least 62 people, 20 people were missing, and hundreds of people were injured.

Comprehensive foreign media reports, when the tsunami occurred, a band called "seventeen" was performing on the stage, sitting in front of enjoying the music audience. Unexpectedly, the next second, the stage was attacked by the powerful waves from the rear. Both people and musical instruments fell into the sea, and the people who could not escape were screaming.

The Guardian said the band subsequently issued a statement saying that one of their bassists and agents died in the tsunami and four others were missing.

The Indonesian National Disaster Relief Agency issued a message confirming that the tsunami was hit on the evening of the 22nd local time in Banten province near the Indonesian side. According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the tsunami was caused by the eruption of the Krakato volcano in the Sunda Strait.

The Krakato volcano is actually a volcanic island with an altitude of over 800 meters and a water area of ​​approximately 10.5 square kilometers. Records have shown that in 1883, the volcanic eruption of the Krakato ignited a tsunami that allegedly destroyed hundreds of villages and cities, killing more than 30,000 people. (Overseas website Luo Yiqing)

Editor: Zhang Meiyu