Goma residents survey the damage
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Mount Nyiragongo Erupts

Goma residents survey the damage
The morning following Mount Nyiragongo’s eruption, Goma residents survey the damage done to their town. (AFP)
Lava burns in a Goma street.
Lava burns in a Goma street. The volcanic eruption has destroyed homes and businesses and forced tens of thousands of people to flee. (AP)
People evacuating Goma carry their belongings.
People evacuating Goma carry their belongings. (AP)
A Goma resident watches lava flowing at Goma airport.
A man watches a lava flow engulf the tarmac at Goma airport. (AFP)
A Goma man’s house is set ablaze by molten lava.
A Goma man’s house is set ablaze by molten lava. (AFP)
A boy walks through a Goma street as lava advances.
A boy walks through a Goma street as lava advances. (AFP)
Lava from the erupting volcano continues to invade Goma.
Lava from the erupting volcano continues to invade Goma. (AFP)
Fires outside Goma burn out of control.
Fires outside Goma burn out of control. (AP)
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