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Chile issues alert over Copahue volcano

The Copahue volcano, which sits in the Andes cordillera, straddling the border with Argentina's Neuquen province, started spewing ash and gas on Saturday.

 

Officials issued a yellow and orange alert at first but Chile's emergency office ONEMI raised the alert on Sunday in the Biobio region after it registered seismic activity on Saturday night and a cloud of ash billowed almost a mile high. (AP)