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Indonesia Tries To Evacuate 100,000 People Away From Erupting Volcano On Bali

Mount Agung began spewing ash last week, but over the weekend authorities raised the alert level for a possible larger eruption and expanded a danger zone around the base of the volcano.
View of Mount Agung Volcano Erupted in the morning from Amed Beach. Mount Agung Volcano erupted, sending skyward a 3,000-meter cloud of ash. Source: NurPhoto

Some 100,000 people in Bali are being evacuated from a danger zone around a volcano that has been spewing ash thousands of feet into the air since last week, forcing the closure on Monday of the airport on the Indonesian resort island.

The eruption, which is sending

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