Mount Sinabung in Indonesia erupted

December 31, 2013 10:12 am

Mount Sinabung in Indonesia erupted

Jakarta 31st December 2013: Mount Sinabung in Indonesia erupted, spitting out hot ash and lava up to 7,000 metres (23,000 ft), according to reports.

 There were no causalities reported.

The 2,457-metre Mt Sinabung erupted nine times late on Monday, forcing the evacuation of more than 19,000 people.

The Mount Sinabung is one of the most active volcanoes in the country. It is situated in Karo district of North Sumatra.

The Mount Sinabung was inactive for 400 years and erupted in 2010. The 2010’s eruption caused the death of at least two people, 30,000 others were evacuated.

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