15 Jul '11, 11am

Indonesian volcano erupts; thousands flee

TOMOHON, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of residents were evacuated after a volcano in central Indonesia erupted, spewing towering clouds of hot ash and debris and sending red-hot lava cascading down its slopes. One woman died of a heart attack in the chaos. Mount Lokon — rumbling and on high alert for nearly a week — unleashed three powerful blasts late Thursday and early Friday shaking those living along the mountainside from their sleep. "This is the largest eruption I've ever experienced," said Nelson Uada, who was among 6,000 people crammed into schools, mosques and emergency shelters. "It was very scary," he said. "Glowing lava flowed like flames in the darkness and it sounded like we were in a war." The 5,741-foot (1,750-meter) mountain in north Sulawesi province remained active Friday, and airlines traveling within six miles (10 kilometers) of the peak were told to fly...

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