Residents flee in panic as Mount Sinabung erupts in Indonesia

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupted yesterday (June 9) prompting residents to flee the area around the volcano.

Footage shows people fleeing Lau Kawar lake situated close to the erupting volcano.

A huge cloud of ash can be seen emerging from the volcano's crater and rising into the air.

No casualties were reported.

Officials have warned of more potential eruptions and urged people in the area to stay indoors.