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Japanese Volcano Kills One, Over 30 Seriously Injured

A Japanese volcano popular with hikers erupted on Saturday, killing one woman and seriously injuring more than 30 people, officials and media said. The mountain draws walkers who come to admire the autumn colors on the trees. “It was like thunder,” a woman told public broadcaster NHK of the first eruption at the volcano in seven years. “I heard boom, boom, then everything went dark.” The Japan Meteorological Agency said the volcano, Mount Ontake, which straddles Nagano and Gifu...

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