Selasa, 26 Oktober 2010

Mbah Maridjan Diduga Bertahan Di Masjid

VIVAnews - Gunung Merapi meletus pukul 17.23 WIB. Seluruh penduduk telah diungsikan ke tempat yang aman. Namun, juru kunci Gunung Merapi Mbah Maridjan dikabarkan tidak turut turun saat evakuasi berlangsung. Ia kukuh memilih bertahan dan tirakatan di masjid dekat rumahnya di Kinahrejo, Dusun Kinahrejo, Umbulharjo, Cangkringan, Sleman, Yogyakarta.

"Mbah Maridjan diduga terjebak di Masjid Kinahrejo, yang terletak di samping rumahnya," kata Agus, asisten Mbah Maridjan, saat dihubungi VIVAnews.com pukul 20.30 WIB, Selasa, 26 Oktober 2010.

Diceritakan Agus, saat sirine berbunyi tanda gunung meletus, ia dan keluarga Mbah Mardijan dan beberapa orang yang terakhir bertahan di rumah juru kunci tersebut memutuskan turun dengan mengendarai dua mobil sampai ke tempat aman.

Sampai di tempat evakuasi, dua orang yakni Tutur dari PMI Bantul, Yogyakarta dan Yuniawan Nugroho (Wawan), wartawan VIVAnews.com, berinisiatif untuk menjemput paksa Mbah Maridjan yang masih berdoa di masjid.

"Mereka berdua naik mobil ke atas menjemput Mbah Maridjan. Namun, saat ini kami kehilangan kontak dengan mereka. Kami duga mereka terjebak, karena awan panas sudah sampai ke kediaman Mbah Maridjan," katanya.

English Version

Mount Merapi erupted at 17:23 pm. All residents have been evacuated to safety. However, the caretaker of Mount Merapi, Mbah Maridjan reportedly did not take off when the evacuation took place. He opted to stay strong and tirakatan at the mosque near his home in Kinahrejo, Hamlet Kinahrejo, Umbulharjo, Cangkringan, Sleman, Yogyakarta.

"Mbah Maridjan Kinahrejo allegedly caught in the mosque, which lies next to his house," said Agus, an assistant Mbah Maridjan, when contacted VIVAnews.com at 20:30 GMT, Tuesday, October 26, 2010.
Narrated Agus, when sirens sounded sign the mountain erupted, he and his family and Mbah Mardijan last few people who survive on the caretaker's house decided to go down with riding two cars down to a safe place.


Up in the evacuation, two people namely Tutur of PMI Bantul, Yogyakarta and Yuniawan Nugroho (Henry), journalist VIVAnews.com, forcibly took the initiative to pick up Mbah Maridjan who still pray at the mosque.
"They both drove over to pick up Mbah Maridjan. However, today we lost contact with them. We thought they were trapped, because the hot clouds had come into the residence Mbah Maridjan," he said.