18 Mar '11, 5pm

DTN China: Indonesia volcano traps villagers between lava flows: JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian volcano Mount Ka...

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian volcano Mount Karangetang spewed hot clouds of ash and trapped up to 40 people between lava flows on its slopes on Friday as the government raised an alert for the peak to the highest level and evacuated villages. Lava streamed 1,500 metres (5,000 feet) down the volcano on Siau island in North Sulawesi province and hot clouds rose 3,800 metres (12,500 feet) into the air, the head of the country's vulcanology agency said. "We've ordered the villages to be emptied," agency chief Surono told Reuters. The island is sparsely populated but people live near the peak where the land is fertile. A government official in the region said three villages, of about 300 people in all, had been evacuated but 40 people were trapped between two rivers filled with lava. It was not clear if the trapped people were still alive. The volcano erupts frequently but Su...

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