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Congo Volcano

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Congo Volcano

Congo Volcano

Congo Volcano

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Liane Hansen speaks with Michael Despines of the International Rescue Committee about the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has devastated almost half of the city of Goma. Relief workers say about 40 people have died since the volcano erupted Thursday. (3:25)

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