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Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Eruption Leads to Destruction, Mass Evacuation

Thousands of citizens fled from the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo after lava flowed from Mount Nyiragongo during a volcanic eruption over the weekend. Homes were destroyed and many were missing in the aftermath. Here are images from the natural disaster and other eruptions that have taken place this year elsewhere in the world.

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    Night of the Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Eruption

    Night of the Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Eruption

    This video grab taken on May 22, 2021 shows the Mount Nyiragongo volcano bursting into activity, spewing red fumes into the night sky.

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    Mount Sinabung, Indonesia

    Mount Sinabung, Indonesia

    The long-time exposure photo taken on March 5, 2021 shows lightning striking near Mount Sinabung with white smoke being spewed in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

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    Hikers at Mount Fagradalsfjall Eruption

    Hikers at Mount Fagradalsfjall Eruption

    The Mount Fagradalsfjall volcano erupted on March 19, after thousands of small earthquakes in the area over the recent weeks, and was reportedly the first eruption of its kind on the Reykjanes Peninsula in around 800 years.

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