Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia

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Indonesian authorities have evacuated some 1,100 people after a volcano erupted.

Mount Barujari on Lombok island erupted shooting ash 2,000m (6,500 ft) into the air.

The 3,726-metre (12,224ft) high volcano sits within the Mount Rinjani caldera.

Rinjani is among 130 active volcanoes in Indonesia – an archipelago prone to volcanic eruptions and earthquakes as it sits on the Pacific “Ring of Fire”.

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