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Under the volcano in Indonesia

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A volcano erupted for the third time in as many months on the western Indonesian island of Sumatra, forcing hundreds of villagers to evacuate, officials said on Monday. Mount Sinabung spewed a 7-km (4.3-mile) column of ash into the air on Sunday, prompting authorities to impose a 3-km evacuation radius. The military helped evacuate 1,293 people from four villages around the volcano, which is 88 km from the provincial capital, Medan. The number of evacuees was expected to rise. About 14,000 people were forced the evacuate when the volcano showed signs of activity in September. Sinabung is one of nearly 130 active volcanoes in the world's fourth-most populated country, which straddles the "Pacific Ring of Fire". Head of Data and Public Relations of the National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a press release that the eruption caused a greyish black smoke to come out of crater of the

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