Dome of Montserrat's volcano partially collapses, sending clouds of ash over sea

Jun 30, 2006

(AP) -- A lava dome that had been rapidly growing atop a volcano on this Caribbean island partially collapsed Friday, sending large clouds of ash over the sea, scientists said. No injuries were reported.



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