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Indonesia Volcano Erupts, Thousands Evacuated

A major volcanic eruption in Indonesia has killed two people and prompted the evacuation of at least 100,000 others. Mount Kelud, located on Java island, erupted late Thursday, sending a cloud of ash 30 kilometers into the atmosphere. The cloud dumped a heavy coating of ash and rocks on villages as far as 500 kilometers away, sending panicked residents fleeing. Officials said two people were killed when their houses collapsed due to the weight of the volcanic debris. Several...

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