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Clean-up begins after Japan's Mount Aso erupts

Saturday, October 08, 2016 - 00:53

Japan's Mount Aso erupts for the first time in 36 years causing ash to fall on neighbouring Aso City. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Broadcasters: NO ACCESS JAPAN/CNN & CNNI, BBC WORLD, NBC, CNBC MUST ON-SCREEN COURTESY 'TV KYUSHU' IF PICTURES TO BE SHOWN ON CABLE, COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE IN JAPAN, Digital: NO ACCESS JAPANESE WEBSITES. **~ NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Mount Aso, a volcano on Japan's main southern island of Kyushu, erupted early on Saturday spewing volcanic ash 11,000 metres (7 miles) into the sky and over many cities living under the shadow of the mountain. Police and municipal governments said there were no reports of injuries from the eruption. It was the first "explosive eruption" at the peak since January 1980, according to the meteorological agency. Japan lies on the "Ring of Fire", a horseshoe-shaped band of fault lines and volcanoes around the edges of the Pacific Ocean, and is home to more than 100 active volcanoes.

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Clean-up begins after Japan's Mount Aso erupts

Saturday, October 08, 2016 - 00:53