Indonesia extends again emergency status for Bali volcanoStaff Writer | October 28, 2017
Balinese authority has lengthened emergency status again for Mount Agung volcano in Indonesia's Bali Island as it remains in the highest alert, a senior official said Saturday.
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"The extension aims at paving the access for the authority in handling and anticipating the threat of eruption," he told Xinhua in a text message.
Currently a total of 133,475 evacuees are taking shelters in evacuation centers and thousands others allegedly remain in dangerous zones, according to Sutopo.
A total of 1,100 people were killed in the latest eruption of the Mount Agung volcano in 1963. ■