Vol­cano erup­tion forces evac­u­a­tion

China Daily (USA) - - WORLD -

In­done­sian au­thor­i­ties are search­ing for sev­eral hun­dred tourists af­ter Mount Baru­jari on Lom­bok Is­land spewed a mas­sive col­umn of ash into the at­mos­phere and have evac­u­ated more than 1,100 oth­ers, the coun­try’s dis­as­ter agency said on Wednes­day. The vol­cano erupted with­out warn­ing on Tues­day, de­lay­ing flights from air­ports in Lom­bok and Bali. The ash col­umn reached 2,000 me­ters.

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