Fear of volcanic eruption on Bali forces nearly 135,000 to flee to shelters

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Published on 29 Sep 2017 View Original

While there are plentiful stocks of food, water, medicines, and other supplies, evacuees fear they are in for a long wait that could disrupt their livelihoods

By Nyimas Laula

KARANGASEM, Indonesia, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Nearly 135,000 people on the Indonesian island of Bali have left their homes and taken shelter in makeshift evacuation centres after warnings the Mount Agung volcano could erupt at any time, officials said late on Thursday.

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