Fijians in Indonesia safe following Tsunami
December 27, 2018 4:29 pm
The fourty-two Fijians living in Indonesia are safe following a tsunami that struck the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra islands on Saturday.
The Fiji Embassy in Indonesia through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that no Fijians were affected by the tsunami that hit the several areas of the Sunda Strait including beaches in Pandeglang regency, Serang and South Lampung.
The Embassy has been in contact with the Fijians residing there to offer advice in terms of their safety and has also continued to monitor the situation.
The deadly tsunami in Indonesia was triggered by a chunk of the Anak Krakatau volcano slipping into the ocean.
At least 373 people were killed and many buildings were heavily damaged when the tsunami struck.