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Subject Indonesian volcano re-erupts, spews hot lava, sand and rocks materials by up to over 500 meters
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Original Message JAKARTA, July 17 (Xinhua) -- A volcano in North Sulawesi in central Indonesia re-erupted on Sunday, the biggest ever since its status was raised to top alert last Sunday, while the number of evacuee climbs to more than 5,000, volcanologist and disaster management agency officials said.

Mount Lokon re-erupted at 11:53 a.m. local time (0453 GMT), spewing ash up to 3,000 to 3,500 meters high and moving to the north, Kristianto, head of monitoring and research at the National Volcanology Agency told Xinhua by phone.

The mount spitted hot lava, sand and rocks materials by up to over 500 meters horizontally, he said.

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