Indonesia’s Semeru volcano erupts, killing 13 and injuring dozens

The death toll from Indonesia’s Semeru volcanic eruption on Java island now stands at 13, the spokesperson for the country’s disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) told news channel Kompas TV on Sunday (Dec 5).

BNPB previously said dozens have been hospitalised, mostly suffering from burns. BNPB said on Saturday that 35 patients were being treated at local medical facilities.

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