Thursday, December 27, 2018

Didn't See It Coming.... Members Of Seventeen (Indonesian Band) Swept Away By Tsunami At Sunda Strait

Tsunami wave strikes Indonesian pop band during show 

(CNN) An Indonesian pop band performing near the beach was swept away when a tsunami hit the Sunda Strait on Saturday. Seventeen's drummer Windu Andi Darmawan, bassist Muhammad Awal Purbani and guitarist Hernawan Sikumbang were killed in the disaster, lead singer Riefian Fajarsyah said in a series of emotional messages posted on Instagram. The band's manager Oki Wijaya also died, he said. Seventeen's drummer Andi and Fajarsyah's wife Dylan are still missing, he said Monday. "Please come home my darling -- I am longing for you," Fajarsyah said. "I am still here -- I am not going anywhere -- I will pick you and we can come home together sweet heart," he added.Fajarsyah said that services for the band's bassist Bani, guitarist Herman, crew member Ujang and manager Oki were held on Monday. "Rest in peace bro, Peace be with you, God wiling, we will continue to pray until we meet again one day," Fajarsyah said. Source

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