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Tourists are injured near an Icelandic volcanic eruption

Three tourists were injured in Iceland on Wednesday night as they traversed rugged terrain to a volcanic eruption that draws amazed onlookers to its hot lava fountains, a spokeswoman for Iceland’s civil protection agency said. The injuries, including a broken ankle, were not serious, but they underlined the risks tourists face if they try to

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Evacuations after volcanic eruptions in southern Japan

Dozens of people were ordered to evacuate their homes after a violent volcanic eruption in southern Japan on Sunday as the national weather agency issued its high-level alert for the mountain. Television footage showed glowing rocks and dark plumes exploding from the Sakurajima volcano in Kagoshima, which erupted just after 8:00 p.m. local time. No

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