Deadly volcanic eruption strikes Indonesia

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SUMATRA, INDONESIA – They don’t call an area of the Pacific Ocean the Ring of Fire for nothing.

People in Indonesia are cleaning up after Mount Sinabung erupted. The blast killed over a dozen people Saturday. The worst part – government officials say hot ash clouds hit victims in a nearby village.

Though deadly, the spew shouldn’t be a surprise because the volcano’s been picking up steam since last year. In fact, the government had already evacuated tens of thousands of residents in the area. But on Friday, let them back into the area to check on their homes.

But, looking at that beast…maybe they should’ve just let everything be.