Soldiers search a house buried under volcanic ash from  Mount Semeru eruption. Photo: AP
Soldiers search a house buried under volcanic ash from Mount Semeru eruption. Photo: AP
Indonesia

Mount Semeru: Indonesian rescuers face burning ash amid race to save villagers

  • At least 34 died after being hit by searing volcanic debris, and more bodies are being found, while survivors are burned beyond recognition
  • Indonesian President Joko Widodo vows to rebuild as volcano death toll rises and more than 2,000 villagers are left displaced and homeless

Topic |   Indonesia
Soldiers search a house buried under volcanic ash from  Mount Semeru eruption. Photo: AP
Soldiers search a house buried under volcanic ash from Mount Semeru eruption. Photo: AP
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