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Last Updated: Wednesday November 03 2010 16:02 GMT

In pics: Massive new eruption in Indonesia

Mount Merapi erupts

Mount Merapi has erupted again in Indonesia. This time the force was three times greater than last week's eruptions which killed 36 people.

Mount Merapi erupts

The volcano is the most active in Indonesia. It's on the island of Java and has been spewing clouds of hot ash and gas around three miles into the sky.

Mount Merapi erupts

About 75,000 people have had to flee their homes since the first eruption at the end of October.

Mount Merapi erupts

These schoolchildren play as Mount Merapi erupts in the background. Their school is out of harms way, about 20 miles from the volcano.

Residents flee the volcano

These guys live too close to the volcano to stay. They're wearing masks to protect themselves from the poisonous gases coming from the eruption.

A man watches Mount Merapi erupt

It's been really tough for rescue teams in Indonesia, as they're dealing with the volcano and also the aftermath of a tsunami that struck at the end of October destroying villages.

A man watches Mount Merapi erupt

Scientists say that there will probably be even more eruptions in the next few weeks.