Several killed in Philippine volcano eruption

Associated Press
A cloud of volcanic ash shoots up to the sky as Mayon volcano, one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes, erupts after daybreak, viewed from Legazpi city Tuesday, May 7, 2013. At least five climbers were killed and more than a dozen others are trapped near the crater in its first eruption in three years, officials said. Rescue teams and helicopters were sent to Mayon volcano in the central Philippines to bring out the dead. (AP Photo/Elmer Bandol)

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Mayon volcano, one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes, erupted on May 7. At least five climbers were killed and more than a dozen others are trapped near the crater in its first eruption in three years, officials said.

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