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DRC: Thousands evacuate amid fears of another volcano eruption

– – Thousands of people have been evacuated in the Democratic Republic of Congo over fears of another eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano. The governor of North Kivu province ordered the evacuation of ten districts of the city, saying an eruption could take place with very little warning. At least 31 people are now known to have died when Nyiragongo erupted last weekend. Houses were destroyed and Rwandan authorities have said about 3,000 people had officially crossed from Goma. Cracks measuring hundreds of metres long have appeared in the city…

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DR Congo: Many left homeless amid volcanic eruption

At least five deaths have been reported while people were evacuating and fleeing to safety but officials are yet confirm those reports. Houses were destroyed in the city due to the disaster which occurred 10km (six miles) from Goma. Rwandan authorities said about 3,000 people had officially crossed from Goma. – – Tom Peyre-Costa, from the Norwegian Refugee Council in Goma, told the BBC how the scene had unfolded. “The lava was pretty slow, like, one kilometre per hour, but it didn’t stop…. It started burning the houses,” he said,…

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