Saturday, August 10, 2013

Five killed as Mt. Rokatenda volcano erupts in Indonesia

Five people were killed as Mt. Rokatenda on Indonesia's Palue island erupted Saturday, officials said. 

The volcano erupted at 04.27 a.m., spewing ash up to 2,000 metres(6561 ft.) high, said Surono, head of the country's volcanology agency.