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Mount Sinabung volcano in Indonesia erupts, sending hot ash into sky

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupted on Tuesday morning, spewing a massive column of smoke and ash up to 5,000 metres into the sky. The volcano on Sumatra island started blasting debris early in the morning, according to a local geological agency, which recorded 13 bursts. Authorities have instructed residents to avoid a five-kilometre radius around the crater, a zone that has been left unoccupied for years as volcanic activity increased. No evacuation orders have been issued, and there has been no reported flight disruption. Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► Get the latest headlines: and are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.
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