5 Unbelievable Images Of A Volcano Erupting In El Salvador

Thousands of people in eastern El Salvador are fleeing their homes after the Chaparrastique volcano started spewing hot ash and smoke on Sunday morning.

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Authorities said approximately 5,000 people live in the San Miguel province.

No one has been hurt, said officials.

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