Soldiers Clear Ash From Around Chile's Calbuco Volcano

April 27, 2015 4:04 AM

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Soldiers were sent to clear ash from towns and roads near Chile's Calbuco volcano, which was quieter but continued to release columns of ash days after emitting twin spectacular eruptions.

Late Sunday, Chile's National Geology and Mining Service said rainfall in the coming days could cause dangerous lahars, mudflows of debris, pyroclastic material and water that would flow down the volcano's slopes and through valleys. Experts also said they feared the rain could cause the thick layer...

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