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Eruption 'Completely Annihilates' Mountain Peak

Mt. Sinabung has changed shape after volcanic blast

(Newser) - The eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung that shot ash three miles high also blew away much of the mountain's summit. Before and after images from Indonesia's Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation show an enormous chunk missing from the peak, which it called "completely annihilated.... More »

Indonesia Volcano Erupts, Kills 14

Mount Sinabung eruption comes just after government let residents return

(Newser) - An Indonesian volcano that has been rumbling for months unleashed a major eruption today, killing 14 people just a day after authorities allowed thousands of evacuated villagers to return to its slopes. Among the dead on Mount Sinabung were a local television journalist and four high-school students and their teacher... More »

19K Evacuated Amid Indonesia Volcano Eruption

Panic follows latest blast, but no one reported hurt

(Newser) - A rumbling volcano in western Indonesia that has been spewing lava and clouds of gas high into the sky has let out a new, powerful burst, prompting warnings for airplanes and triggering panic among villagers, officials said. Nine eruptions have sent lava and searing gas tumbling out of Mount Sinabung... More »

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