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Indonesia volcano erupts, spews lava and gas

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - One of Indonesia's most active volcanos has erupted, sending lava and searing gas clouds tumbling down its slopes.
An official says authorities are still trying to evacuate residents living along the slopes of the 5,853-foot mountain.
Indonesia, the world's largest archipelago, is located on the so-called Pacific "Ring of Fire," an arc of volcanos and fault lines encircling the Pacific Basin.
The eruption happened hours after a massive earthquake in Japan that triggered a Pacific-wide tsunami.

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