Indonesian rescuers are searching for survivors in ash-covered villages after Mount Sinabung erupted violently this week. At least seven people died and thousands of residents were forced to evacuate their homes.

Primary school children wear masks while studying in the classroom in Karo district, North Sumatra province, on May 24, as Mount Sinabung is seen spewing out volcanic ash through the school window reflection. Indonesian rescuers searched for survivors in scorched villages and devastated farmlands.
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