Several killed in Philippine volcano eruption

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Police and rescuers carry Nicas Mabao Jr. to a waiting ambulance after surviving a steam-driven explosion of Mayon volcano, one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes, Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in Albay province about 450 kilometers (285 Miles) southeast of Manila, Philippines. Mayon volcano rumbled to life Tuesday, spewing room-sized rocks toward nearly 30 surprised climbers, killing five and injuring others that had to be fetched with rescue helicopters and rope. (AP Photo/Nelson Salting)

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Mayon volcano, one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes, erupted on May 7. At least five climbers were killed and more than a dozen others are trapped near the crater in its first eruption in three years, officials said.

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