A drone captured how a volcanic eruption and hundreds of earthquakes laid waste to parts of a Congolese city

  • Thousands of people were forced to evacuate the city of Goma after Mount Nyiragongo erupted on May 22.
  • Residents described chaotic scenes and packed roads as thousands of people fled the city, many on foot.
  • Residents returned to find large swaths of Goma covered in volcanic debris.
  • Mount Nyiragongo, one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes, last erupted in 2002.