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Giant face photographed in killer volcano

20140202-000501.jpgAt least 14 people killed as Mount Sinabung in Sumatra province releases clouds of noxious gas and lava.

An Indonesian volcano that has been rumbling for months has witnessed a major eruption, killing at least 14 people, officials say.

Among the dead on Mount Sinabung were a local television journalist and four high-school students and their teacher who were visiting the mountain to see the eruptions up close, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman, said.

Saturday’s eruption happened just a day after authorities allowed thousands of villagers who had been evacuated to return to Sinabung’s slopes, saying that activity was decreasing.

Three other bodies were recovered from the village later in the afternoon and were taken to hospital for identification, Nugroho said…

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/02/volcanic-eruptions-claim-lives-indonesia-20142123344659399.html

Sorry to hear people lost their lives. The face is not photoshopped. Here is a larger version:

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mtSinabung

Gunung Leuser National Park,

Kuta Gugung, Naman Teran, Karo 22153, Indonesia ‎

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This entry was posted on February 2, 2014 by in Strange.
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