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Volcano Erupts in Southern Chile

Volcano Villarrica in southern Chile erupted in the early hours of Tuesday, sending ash and lava high into the sky, and forcing the evacuation of nearby communities. The volcano, located near the popular tourist resort of Pucon around 750 km (460 miles) south of the capital Santiago, is one of South America's most active. It last erupted in 2000. Television pictures showed orange lava and ash shooting into the night sky when it erupted at around 3 am local time (0600 GMT), although...

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