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1,000 Villagers Flee As Volcano Erupts

Tue., Jan. 30, 1996

About 1,000 villagers were forced to evacuate a tiny island in eastern Indonesia when a volcano began to spew thick ashes, the state news agency reported Monday.

The Mount Sakura volcano on Sakura island in central Sulawesi began sputtering Friday night, Antara reported.



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