Tsunami toll in Indonesia rises to 222

Jakarta:

The death toll from the tsunami triggered by volcano eruption in Indonesia rose to 222, and over 800 people were injured, Xinhua reported quoting officials on Sunday.

The catastrophe has killed 222 people, while 843 others were injured and 28 people missing, media reports quoted Indonesia's national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho as saying.

The number is expected to increase, according to the spokesman.