Mount Merapi covered by cloud
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Indonesia volcano: Residents seek treatment from ash

Residents near one of Indonesia's most active volcanoes Mount Merapi have been seeking treatment for smoke related ailments during a relatively calm period in the eruption.

The volcano has killed 30 people and thousands more have been evacuated from nearby areas.

BBC's Rachel Harvey, who is near Mount Merapi in Yogyakarta, said people were reluctant to leave their homes.

  • 28 Oct 2010
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