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More than 500 hikers evacuated from Indonesian volcano: officials

Mataram, Indonesia – More than 500 hikers and their guides have been successfully evacuated from an Indonesian volcano after a deadly earthquake triggered landslides that trapped them on the mountain, an official said Tuesday.

 

    “543 hikers have been evacuated — they arrived last night,” national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told AFP.

“There are now six people left… They are all healthy and safe.”

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