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Mount Merapi: Indonesian volcano erupts

By: Noel Kirkpatrick on Nov. 2, 2010, 11:16 a.m.
School children wear masks to protect their respirations from volcanic ash

Photo: Trisnadi/AP

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Protective measures

School children wear masks to protect their respirations from volcanic ash spewed by erupting Mount Merapi in Cangkringan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. The ash from the volcano can circulate around the area, making even towns outside the evacuation zone dangerous.