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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Philippines: 5 killed in volcano eruption



In the Philippines today killed five people, including three German tourists when firing erupted volcano ashes and stones, officials said, according to which there are seven wounded, among them an Austrian.

   The volcano Mayan province 'Alba, 350 kilometers southeast of Manila pratefousas is one of the most active in the Philippines.

   The victims were between 20 climbers who reached the summit of Mount Maya, totaling 2,472 meters, when it became the eruption. The other climbers from Indonesia and Thailand.

   The Mayan volcano has erupted about 50 times since 1616. The last eruption occurred in July 2006, which forced about 30,000 people to flee their homes.

   The most powerful eruption occurred in 1814 when it killed more than 1,200 people and a city buried under the lava. 'Eruption in 1993 killed 79 people.
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