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Volcano erupts in Indonesia, 100,000 evacuated, airports closed

By Reuters | Fri, 14 Feb 2014 07:16 AM
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By Fergus Jensen and Kanupriya Kapoor

JAKARTA, Feb 14 (Reuters) - A volcano erupted on the heavily populated Indonesian island of Java, sending a huge plume of ash and sand 17 km (10 miles) into the air and forcing the evacuation on Friday of more than 100,000 people and closure of five airports.

Indonesia's national disaster agency ...

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