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Volcano Pacaya erupts, Guatemala

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A volcano has erupted in Guatemala, prompting the authorities to consider the evacuation of some 3,000 people living in the area. The Pacaya volcano began spewing ash and lava after a powerful explosion on Saturday afternoon. New explosions were seen on Sunday, with ash clouds reaching a height or at least 4km (3 miles).

The volcano is 2,500 meters (8,300 ft) tall.
The volcano is 2,500 meters (8,300 ft) tall.

Flights have been diverted from the area, some 50km (30 miles) south of the capital, Guatemala City.

The Pacaya is one of three active volcanoes in the Central American nation. The other two are the Fuego and the Santa Maria.

Chinese tourist bus crashes

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A bus carrying 13 chinese people and two indonesian has crashed in a ravine in Bali island, Indonesia, killing at least six people.

Amongst the victims are four chinese tourists, an indonese and the bus driver.

The bus was on its way to the cliff-top Uluwatu temple, when the bus plunged into a ravine. Official reports say there might have been engine issues before the bus fell 15 meters (50 feet) into the ravine.

Three other chinese tourists are being treated for serious injuries, six tourists are being taken care of for minor injuries.

The bus driver was also killed in the accident
The bus driver was also killed in the accident