Mount Nyiragongo in Democratic Republic of Congo erupts on Saturday. Photo: AP Mount Nyiragongo in Democratic Republic of Congo erupts on Saturday. Photo: AP
Mount Nyiragongo in Democratic Republic of Congo erupts on Saturday. Photo: AP
Africa

Thousands flee Goma in DRC after Nyiragongo volcano erupts, sparking panic

  • Power was cut in large parts of the city and hundreds of residents began leaving their homes and heading towards the nearby border with Rwanda
  • The last time Nyiragongo erupted was January 17, 2002, killing more than a hundred people

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Mount Nyiragongo in Democratic Republic of Congo erupts on Saturday. Photo: AP Mount Nyiragongo in Democratic Republic of Congo erupts on Saturday. Photo: AP
Mount Nyiragongo in Democratic Republic of Congo erupts on Saturday. Photo: AP
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