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Sunday
Jul172011

Indonesian Volcano Spews Ash into Sky in Biggest Eruption Yet

AFP/Getty Images(JAKARTA) -- A volcano in Indonesia erupted again on Sunday, sending ash into the sky and hastening evacuation measures.

Thousands of residents, many of whom farm the fertile land around Mount Lokon, had to be evacuated when the volcano started erupting a week ago. Sunday's blast measured the strongest thus far, according to reports.

One woman had a heart attack during an evacuation, and she remains the sole fatality. There have been no other reports of deaths.

Mount Lokon is one of Indonesia's 129 active volcanos.

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