Ruang volcano erupted, triggering tsunami warnings

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Airport service has been halted, people have been evacuated, and officials are warning of the risk of tsunami after tsunami A series of violent explosions This week from an Indonesian volcano.

750 feet Ruang volcanoThe volcano, located on a remote island in Indonesia's North Sulawesi province, has erupted several times since Tuesday, spewing plumes of lava, rock and ash up to two miles into the sky, according to Reuters.

Indonesia, a Southeast Asian country located between the Indian and Pacific Oceans and consisting of more than 17,000 islands, is the fourth most populous country in the world and the most populous Muslim-majority country.

A tsunami warning was issued for fear of the volcano collapsing

Officials said a volcano alert was in place Raised to the highest level Wednesday, and warned people not to approach within about 4 miles of the summit due to concerns that part of the volcano could collapse into the water and cause a tsunami.

The volcano previously erupted and collapsed into the water in 1871, killing nearly 400 people.

There were more than 800 local residents evacuationThe Indonesian disaster agency BNPB announced that hundreds of people were killed in the villages of Lingpatihi and Bumbenti, including hundreds of people from the villages of Lingbatihi and Bumbenti. More than 11,000 others were also told to evacuate, the Associated Press reported.

that Airport in the capital of Manado Province The area was closed to protect against the fall of ash resulting from the volcanic eruption, and the Indonesian Volcanology Agency evacuated a nearby hospital after receiving reports of falling rocks and damage to homes due to the ash.

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As of Thursday, no injuries had been reported.

Contributing: Reuters

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