Saturday, March 12, 2011

Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Sends Lava and Gas

One of Indonesia's most active volcanoes, Mount Karangetang, erupted Friday, sending lava and searing gas clouds down its slopes.

The Washington Post reported that volcanology official Agus Budianto said authorities were still trying to evacuate residents living near the slopes of Mount Karangetang.

There have not been immediate reports of injuries or damages.'


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