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Five years on, Indonesia's mud volcano still erupting #5thlumpurlapindo

Five years on, Indonesia's mud volcano still erupting #5thlumpurlapindo

PORONG, Indonesia - "Lusi" the mud volcano is slowing down five years after it engulfed fields, homes and factories in a heavily populated part of Indonesia, but experts say the danger may last for decades. Almost every minute another jet of thick, boiling, foul liquid shoots into the sky followed by a white cloud of vapour, adding to the vast lake of mud which now covers more than 700 hectares (1,730 acres) of Java island's Sidoarjo district. "My whole life is buried here. I've lost everything: my house and the warung (streetside food stall) I opened just before the disaster," said Harwati, a 35-year-old widow and mother-of-two who now guides tourists around the disaster zone. "Since then, life has been really hard. It's difficult to find a job." She is one of some 40,000 people who have been forced out of their homes by the inexorable ooze, which appeared without warning...

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