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Earthquakes at Congo border raise fears of second volcano eruption

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GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – An earthquake measuring 5.3 magnitude rocked the borderlands between Rwanda and Congo on Tuesday morning, the Rwandan Seismic Monitor said, raising worries about a fresh eruption following one on Saturday that killed at least 32 people. On Saturday Democratic Republic of Congo’s Mount Nyiragongo, one of the world’s most active and dangerous volcanoes, erupted sending a river of lava downhill towards Goma, a city of some two million people. The area has experienced repeated tremors since then, and the lava lake in the volcano’s crater appears to ha…

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