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Thousands flee as volcano erupts violently on Sumatra


Signs of danger: Mount Sinabung spewing thick smoke and volcanic material in Karo district. — AFP

Signs of danger: Mount Sinabung spewing thick smoke and volcanic material in Karo district. — AFP

JAKARTA: Thousands of villagers fled after a volcano erupted on Indonesia’s Sumatra island spewing rocks and red-hot ash onto surrounding villages, officials said.

Mount Sinabung in Karo district, North Sumatra province, erupted violently before dawn.

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