Indonesia’s volcano erupts again, more people evacuated

Indonesian men watch Mount Sinabung spewing volcanic materials during an eruption in Tiga Kicat, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. The 2,600-meter (8,530-foot) volcano has sporadically erupted since September. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)

JAKARTA, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) — Mount Sinabung, one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia, erupted again on Saturday, forcing about 1,000 more people to flee home as hot ash spread to villages and evacuation zone was extended, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of national disaster agency told Xinhua over phone.