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Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia
www.chinaview.cn 2005-02-15 15:50:32

    JAKARTA, Feb. 15 (Xinhuanet) -- The Mount Egon in the Indonesian eastern province of East Nusa Tenggara erupted Tuesday and spewed lava and thick haze from its crater to the air, prompting local authorities to raise the alert status.

    Local residents and mount climbers are ordered to stay away from the mountain, which has shown volcanic activities since Feb. 7, reported Detikcom online news service.

    The eruption was accompanied by thundering voice and the up-and-down flames around its crater which were visible from a distance, it said. Enditem

    

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