A volcanic eruption in Indonesia killed three people and forced thousands to flee ion Friday. Two of the deaths were caused by smoke inhalation and the third came as a result of falling debris, CNN reports. More than 75,000 people been evacuated and airports have closed as smoke and ash spewed from Mount Kelud in eastern Java. Show More Summary
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Mount Kelud blasted volcanic soot 12 miles into the air on the island of Java as it erupted, killing at least two people and forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands.
SUGIHWARAS, Indonesia (AP) — A major volcanic eruption on Indonesia’s most heavily populated Indonesia Volcano Erupts; 2 Killed, 100K Evacuated - -
A major volcanic eruption on Indonesia's most heavily populated island blasted clouds of ash and debris 12 miles into the air on today, killing two people while forcing authorities to evacuate more than 100,000 and close six airports. The explosive overnight eruption of Java island's Mount Kelud, one of...
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KEDIRI, Indonesia (AP) — A major volcanic eruption in Indonesia shrouded a large swath of the country's most heavily populated island in ash on Friday, triggering the evacuation of more than 100,000 people and the closure of three international airports after killing two people.
Dwi Oblo / Reuters A man wears a mask as he rides a becak, a kind of rickshaw, on a road covered with from Mount Kelud, in Yogyakarta February 14, 2014. Officials in Indonesia have reportedly urged more than 100,000 people to relocate after Java’s Mount Kelud erupted twice on Thursday morning sending ash and earth high into the atmosphere. Show More Summary
Gravel rain is falling in Indonesia as Mt. Kelud erupts. The volcanic eruption forcing the closing of three airports. (Share Clip)
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Booms from Java's Mount Kelud could be heard 130km away, as 200,000 people from 36 villages are asked to leave the area.
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(SURABAYA, Indonesia) — Volcanic ash from a major eruption in Indonesia closed three international airports on Friday and darkened skies across a large swath of the country’s most densely populated island. First light brought clear the extent of the overnight explosive eruption at Mount Kelud. Show More Summary
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