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Japan's Sakurajima volcano erupts

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The Sakurajima volcano in Japan has erupted again throwing debris as far as two kilometres away. An eruption had been expected following a series of smaller explosions over the weekend.

The volcano is one of Japans most active volcanoes with thousands of minor explosions reported each year.

It is not thought there was any damage caused by the latest eruption.

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