Indonesia's Mt Merapi spews massive ash cloud

This handout picture taken and released on March 27, 2020 by Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency shows Mt Merapi spewing thick volcanic ash. - AFP

JAKARTA (AFP): Indonesia's most active volcano Mount Merapi erupted on Friday (March 27), shooting a column of ash some 5,000m into the air in its second major eruption this month.

Ash and sand covered areas several kilometres away from the peak of the rumbling crater near Indonesia's cultural capital Yogyakarta.

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