Mount Sinabung Volcano Eruption Leaves 6 Dead In Indonesia, Spews Ash 2 Miles Into Sky

May 22, 2016 8:40 AM

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Mount Sinabung Volcano Eruption Leaves 6 Dead In Indonesia, Spews Ash 2 Miles Into Sky

The eruption of Mount Sinabung volcano in western Indonesia has claimed lives of six people, an official said Sunday. Besides, three others are in critical condition after the highly active volcano erupted in the North Sumatra province sending ashes as high as 2 miles into the sky Saturday.

The ash rolled down the slopes as far as 3 miles westward into a river, National Disaster Management Agency spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, said. The deceased and the injured were on their routine work at their farms in Gamber village, about 2.5 miles away from the slope, or within the danger area,...

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