Last Updated: Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Mount Bromo volcano eruption in Indonesia closes airport

Mount Bromo volcanic eruption in Indonesia closed all activities at the Abdurrahman Saleh airport in Malang district.

Mount Bromo spewed a column of ash by up to 1,200 meters to the sky on Monday, Xinhua News reported quoting Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the national disaster management agency.

Tourists are banned from entering the area of 1 kilometer from the crater.