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Duration2008/08/19 A volcanic eruption in Ecuador's Andes mountains destroyed three villages, killed at least one man and left more than 60 others missing, the mayor of a village on the volcano's slope said Thursday.
Country or DistrictEcuador

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  • OCHA Situation Report No.6
    According to official figures, 5 persons have been reported dead and 13 injured. A still undefined number of persons ranging between 40 and 60 are reported as missing.
  • National Geographic News 2006/08/17
    At least 1 person is dead and 60 others are missing after Ecuador\'s Tungurahua volcano spewed molten rock onto three villages last night.
  • BBC News 2006/08/18
    A volcano has erupted in Ecuador on 16 August 2006. A local mayor said one person had been killed and another 60 people were believed to be missing.
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