Clouds of ash from Mount Sinabung

Mount Sinabung spewing volcanic ash, seen from Gamber village in Karo district, in North Sumatra yesterday. It is one of 129 active volcanoes in Indonesia. The country sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, a belt of seismic activity running around the basin o
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Mount Sinabung spewing volcanic ash, seen from Gamber village in Karo district, in North Sumatra yesterday.

It is one of 129 active volcanoes in Indonesia.

The country sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, a belt of seismic activity running around the basin of the Pacific Ocean.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 27, 2016, with the headline 'Clouds of ash from Mount Sinabung'. Print Edition | Subscribe