Second Congo volcano heats up

A second volcano in northeastern Congo has begun showing signs of life a week after its partner erupted.

A second volcano in northeastern Congo has begun showing signs of life a week after its partner erupted.

Nyamulgaira volcano, which is 19 miles north of the lava-ravaged city of Goma, is said to be glowing red and blowing ash.

On Thursday Radio Rwanda reported that the volcano had begun erupting.

Nyamulagira volcano, eruptions from which have killed 46 people, is six miles north of Nyiragongo.

The two volcanoes are the only active ones in the eight-member Virguna chain that stretches eastward into Rwanda.

There are unconfirmed reports of lava flowing eastward out of Nyamulagira towards Rutshuru and the Virguna National Park.

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