Tremors shake Congolese city of Goma after volcani

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Waves of earth tremors have rocked the Congolese city of Goma, unnerving residents still reeling from a volcanic eruption at the weekend that tore through nearby villages, displaced thousands and killed at least 15 people2021-04-12T09:35:00Z.

Chaos descended on Goma on Saturday evening when Mount Nyiragongo, one of the world’s most active and dangerous volcanoes, erupted, sending a smouldering wall of lava nearly a kilometre wide downhill towards the city of 2 million people.

The lava flow stopped a few hundred metres short of the city limits, but destroyed 17 villages on the way:1622669404284,, blocked a main route to town and cut the principle electricity supply:1618144140000,.

Shops briefly reopened in Goma on Monday but many closed again as the tremors grew more severe and residents worried that these could trigger another eruption.

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