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Mount Lokon spews ash clouds in new eruption

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One of Indonesia's most active volcanoes has erupted again, spewing clouds of ash, an official said Monday. 

Mount Lokon spews a giant column of volcanic ash during an eruption seen from Tomohon town in Sulawesi Island on October 7. The 1,580-metre Mount Lokon erupted at 2pm on Sunday with thunderous sounds heard as far as 5 km away.

The 1,580-metre (5,214-feet) Mount Lokon on northeast Sulawesi island erupted at 2pm (0700 GMT) on Sunday with thunderous sounds heard as far as five kilometres (three miles) away.

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