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Chile volcano steps up eruptions

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Villages around Chile's Llaima volcano are being evacuated as the amount and force of lava and ash spewing from it increases.

The volcano is one of Chile's most active, with a major eruption last year and in 1994.

Vanessa Heaney reports.

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