At least 14 people have died and 56 are injured after a volcano erupted suddenly in Java, Indonesia, authorities said

The eruption of Indonesia's Mount Semeru, the tallest mountain on the island of Java, has killed at least 14 people and injured 56.
Videos show the sky filling with thick smoke as people run from the disaster.
1,300 people were evacuated after the second eruption of Mount Semeru.
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30 buildings and a bridge connecting the Lumajang district and the city of Malang were destroyed by the eruption on December 4.
The national disaster service will rebuild severely damaged homes. For six months, those who cannot live in their homes will get 500,000 Indonesian Rupiah.
An Indonesian rescue officer stands near a broken bridge that was hit by the eruption of Mount Semeru.

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The volcanic ash has affected people across the country.
902 people were displaced by the eruption.
One of Indonesia's nearly 130 active volcanoes is Mount Semeru, which is over 3,600 meters tall.