Powerful volcanic eruption in Indonesia kills 3, forces 100,000 to evacuate, shuts 7 airports

  • by: NINIEK KARMINI , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 14, 2014 - 8:18 AM

SUGIHWARAS, Indonesia — A powerful volcanic eruption on Indonesia's most populous island blasted ash and debris 18 kilometers (12 miles) into the air Friday, killing three people and forcing authorities to evacuate more than 100,000 and close seven airports.

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