Last Updated: Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hundreds flee as Sinabung volcano erupts in Indonesia

Hundreds of residents have fled due to the Mt. Sinabung volcano eruption in Indonesia.

According to The Jakarta Post, volcanic eruption has affected Gurukinayan subdistrict, Payung district, Karo regency, North Sumatra.

Around 812 families have been evacuated from Gurukinayan and are currently sheltering in makeshift shelters at a junction on Jl. Kabanjahe – Kutabuluh, the Indonesian Volunteers Community (MRI) said.
Sinabung volcano has been erupted six times from 5:02 p.m. to 6:03 p.m.