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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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