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In Photos: Mt. Aso in southwest Japan's Kumamoto Pref. erupts

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This photo taken from a Mainichi Shimbun helicopter shows a plume of smoke rising from the Nakadake crater of Mount Aso in the city of Aso, Kumamoto Prefecture, on Oct. 20, 2021. The mountain slope is covered with gray volcanic ash. (Mainichi/Takashi Kamiiriki)

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