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Indonesians flee as volcano erupts, stranding thousands
An erupting volcano on the resort island of Bali is leading to mass evacuations. With Bali's airport closed, many have nowhere to go.
The Mount Agung volcano spews ash in Karangasem, Bali, on Nov. 26.
Indonesia closed the airport on the tourist island of Bali on Monday and ordered 100,000 residents living near the grumbling volcano spewing columns of ash to evacuate immediately, warning that the first major eruption in 54 years could be "imminent."
Mount Agung erupts on Nov. 26.
Indonesia sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire" and has more than 120 active volcanoes.
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