Chile Volcano Erupts For First Time in Decades

April 23, 2015 5:12 PM

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A volcano in Chile that had been inactive for over 50 years suddenly erupted twice in the space of hours, blasting huge clouds of ash into the air and forcing the evacuation of around 5,000 people.

There were no immediate reports of injuries after the eruptions from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile late Wednesday and again before sunrise on Thursday.

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