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Residents warned of potential ‘lahar’ flow danger

  • Apriadi Gunawan

    The Jakarta Post

Medan | Wed, May 11 2016 | 06:57 am

PREMIUM The disaster mitigation agency in Karo, North Sumatra, sent out a warning to residents around Mount Sinabung on Tuesday alerting them to the impending risk of lahar — a type of mudflow or debris typically composed of a slurry of pyroclastic material, rocky debris and water that flows down from a volcano, typically along a river valley — after a child was killed on Monday in a similar incident....