The volcano Niragongo, located near the city of Goma in the Congo, erupted. The lava flowed over the highway. Seeing this, people started running away from home in fear. It killed 15 people and destroyed more than 500 homes.
New Delhi. The volcano Niragongo erupted near the town of Goma in the African country Congo. Which caused the whole sky to turn red at night. The lava flowed onto a major highway. Seeing this, an atmosphere of fear spread among the people and they started running away from home in fear. At least 15 people were killed and more than 500 houses collapsed in the incident. Meanwhile, a contingent of Indian troops has secured the evacuation of civilians and UN troops from here under a UN mission. According to a report, the eruption of Nyaragongo on Saturday night has evacuated about 2,000 people from the town of Goma, near the border with Rwanda, and about ૨ 25,000 have taken refuge in the northwest.
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Hundreds of meters of smoke and flames in the sky
After a while the volcano erupted, the whole sky turned red. There was fire on every side. On the other hand, people were seen running around here to save their lives. Mount Nyaragongo has a volcanic eruption and smoke and flares spread hundreds of meters from the volcano, and lava is constantly erupting from the volcano. The lava flowed towards the road. The city has a population of about 20 million. It is being said that the lava flowed towards the airport but now everything is being controlled.
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Thousands fled their homes
The United Nations peacekeeping mission tweeted a picture of the city after the volcano erupted. He said they were monitoring the area by their own planes. It doesn’t look like Lava Goma is moving towards the city, though we are cautious. Indian troops evacuated civilians and UN personnel under a UN mission. Thousands were forced to flee their homes after the eruption. Thousands of people crossed the border into nearby Rwanda on Sunday. While some went to a higher place west of the city. The volcano has killed at least 15 people and destroyed more than 500 homes. The Rwandan administration says about 3,000 people have crossed the border from Goma.
In 2002, 250 people died
The volcano last erupted in 2002 when hundreds of people died here and lava landed on all runways at the airport. Niragongo erupted two decades ago, killing 250 people and leaving about 120,000 homeless. Let us tell you that Mount Nyaragongo volcano is one of the most active flamingos in the world. The eruption was reported on May 10, according to a report. The volcano was the deadliest in 1977. More than 600 people lost their lives at the time.
15 people killed in Congo
15 people killed in Congo