Stunning photos of Indonesia’s volatile Mount Sinabung volcano

Updated On May 25, 2017 12:04 PM IST
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Mount Sinabung volcano spews thick volcanic ash, as seen from Brastagi, in Karo, North Sumatra province. Sinabung roared back to life in 2010 for the first time in 400 years. After another period of inactivity, it erupted once more in 2013 and has remained highly active since. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)
Updated on May 25, 2017 12:04 PM IST

Mount Sinabung volcano spews thick volcanic ash, as seen from Brastagi, in Karo, North Sumatra province. Sinabung roared back to life in 2010 for the first time in 400 years. After another period of inactivity, it erupted once more in 2013 and has remained highly active since. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)

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Situated on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, this was once a bustling farming village known for its fertile slopes of a long-dormant volcano. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)
Updated on May 25, 2017 12:04 PM IST

Situated on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, this was once a bustling farming village known for its fertile slopes of a long-dormant volcano. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)

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Motorists ride along a road as Mount Sinabung volcano spews thick volcanic ash . Three years on and the mountain is still emitting out clouds of steam and dust. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)
Updated on May 25, 2017 12:04 PM IST

Motorists ride along a road as Mount Sinabung volcano spews thick volcanic ash . Three years on and the mountain is still emitting out clouds of steam and dust. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)

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The local disaster agency said that Mt Sinabung, had erupted repeatedly in recent days, pumping hot gas clouds up to 3km into the sky. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)
Updated on May 25, 2017 12:04 PM IST

The local disaster agency said that Mt Sinabung, had erupted repeatedly in recent days, pumping hot gas clouds up to 3km into the sky. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)

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Villagers look on as Mount Sinabung volcano spews thick volcanic ash, as seen from Beganding village . (Ivan DAMANIK / AFP)
Updated on May 25, 2017 12:04 PM IST

Villagers look on as Mount Sinabung volcano spews thick volcanic ash, as seen from Beganding village . (Ivan DAMANIK / AFP)

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Indonesia has more than 400 volcanoes, of which at least 129 are active and 65 are designated dangerous, including Mount Sinabung. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)
Updated on May 25, 2017 12:04 PM IST

Indonesia has more than 400 volcanoes, of which at least 129 are active and 65 are designated dangerous, including Mount Sinabung. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)

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The Mount Sinabung volcano is one of the most deadly in the world since it returned to life in 2010. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)
Updated on May 25, 2017 12:04 PM IST

The Mount Sinabung volcano is one of the most deadly in the world since it returned to life in 2010. (TIBTA PANGIN / AFP)

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A villager looks on as Mount Sinabung volcano, as seen from Beganding village in Karo. Many homes, school buildings and farms were abandoned between 2010 and 2014 around Mount Sinabung as the government had put up an exclusion zone to save human life. (AFP)
Updated on May 25, 2017 12:04 PM IST

A villager looks on as Mount Sinabung volcano, as seen from Beganding village in Karo. Many homes, school buildings and farms were abandoned between 2010 and 2014 around Mount Sinabung as the government had put up an exclusion zone to save human life. (AFP)

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