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Volcano

Erupts At Jap.

Resort

TOKYO, Sunday (AA.P.-Reuter). —- Heli copters end scores of

I people from the sides of | Mt. Mihara, Oshima

Island, near Tokyo, when fhe . 2,500ft* volcano erupted.

-.First available report! said one high school stud*, ent had been killed and. about 30 others were seri ously hurt because of the. eruption. , •

A column of smoke and debris was thrown into thft air for more than 4,000ft. and streams of red-hot lava, bubbled down the moun tainside.

Mt. Mihara is located on the lovely island .of Oshima* about 70 miles south of Tokyo, and is a favourite Japanese resort.

It is also the ' chooea suicide spot of many thous ands of hapless lovers and bankrupt businessmen.

Police detail, landed close to the volcano's summit* was equipped with gas masks to protect its mem« bers from the pungent* breath * stopping sulphur

fumes.

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