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Indonesia volcano disaster 2011 5 2

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Tsunami, volcanic eruption kills hundreds.
Indonesia volcano disaster 2011 5 2

Houses buried under volcanic debris stand in Jumoyo, Magelang in Central Java on January 30, 2011. At least one hundred houses were swept away or buried by volcanic mudflow following heavy rains that carried debris from Merapi volcano. Disaster management officials said they had recorded 353 deaths and many of those were buried under fast-flowing torrents of boiling hot gas and rock that incinerated villages on the southern slopes when the volcano exploded on November 5, its biggest eruption in over a century.