Peru evacuates hundreds in south after volcano rumbles

A man points at a cloud of ash from the Ubinas volcano, in Santiago de Machaca, Bolivia, along the border with Peru, July 20, 2019. REUTERS/David Mercado

LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvian authorities evacuated hundreds of people living near a volcano in the country’s south, after explosions and ash emissions on Friday. The National Institute of Civil Defense (Indeci) ordered the evacuation after the Ubinas volcano, the most active in the country located in the Moquegua region, recorded two explosions that led to […]

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