Mount Sinabung, a large volcano on Sumatra Island in Indonesia, has been erupting on and off since September, covering the area with ash and forcing thousands of people to flee their homes.
On Sunday, more than 25,000 villagers had to be evacuated following a series of eruptions and lava flows, the AFP reported.
Here’s are some recent photos Indonesian villages affected by the eruptions.
A man looks at Mount Sinabung spewing ash from Jraya village on Jan. 13, 2014.
A mother holds her son as they watch the eruption of Mount Sinabung at Berastepu village on Jan. 10.
A dog is seen at a chilli plantation covered by ash from Mount Sinabung at Kebayakan village.
A dead bird lies on the ash-covered ground.
The window of a house is partially covered in ash after the volcano erupted at Bekerah village.
Mount Sinabung volcano spews ash during an eruption on Jan. 10, as seen from Berastepu village.
A dead dog lies on a street covered in ash at Tiga Pancur village.
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