Indonesia: eruption of volcano forced thousands to leave homes

Indonesia: eruption of volcano forced thousands to leave homes
Indonesia: eruption of volcano forced thousands to leave homes

Mount Karangetang, one of the country's most active volcanos, is located on the Sulawesi island chain.

It started spewing lava and hot ash on Thursday, prompting officials to evacuate 3,941 people from five villages, said Iskandar Gobel, a North Sulawesi provincial secretary, the AP reports.