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Ecuador under ash clouds as volcano erupts

Tungurahua volcano spewed ash over 8km high forcing closure of schools a regional airport.

Last updated: 04 Feb 2014 06:41
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Ecuador is under the shadow of dark clouds, as Tungurahua volcano spewed ash more than eight kilometres into the air over the weekend.

The eruption has affected a third of Ecuador's provinces and forced the suspension of classes at some schools after temporarily closing a regional airport.

Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.

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