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Indonesian volcano erupts again

Mount Sinabung spews volcanic materials as seen from Tiga Pancur village in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Wednesday.

A man who was injured in last weeks volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island of Sumatra island died on 05 February, bringing the death toll from the disaster to at least 16, a disaster management official said. Rescuers resumed a search for more victims on 05 February after it was cancelled a day before because the volcano continued to belch hot rock and gas. More than 31,000 people have now sought refuge in government buildings, mosques and churches.

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