Volcano erupts on Indonesian island hit by tsunami and earthquak

Mount Soputan in North Sulawesi province spewed ash nearly 20,000ft into the sky (Picture: AFP)

A volcano has erupted in central Indonesia just days after the area was hit by an earthquake and tsunami.

Mount Soputan in North Sulawesi province spewed ash nearly 20,000ft into the sky. The eruption status was raised from an alert to ‘standby’ 2.5 miles from the summit and up to four miles to the west-southwest.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.