PHILIPPINES WATERMELON: MORE THAN THAN 50,000 SURVIVORS SURVIVE AFTER VILLAGE BURNS IN PAMPAGNE
By RALPH JOHNSON | News24.com | October 30, 2018 07:45:08Thousands of people are living dangerously on the banks of the PampaGne river in Papua New Guinea as the deadly volcano continues to spew ash and lava.
According to a report by Reuters, more than 50,800 people have been evacuated from the village of Pampa-Gne, where an active volcano has been spewing lava and ash since the middle of the night on Monday.
“There are people who are trapped and trapped on the top of a mountain,” said a resident who gave his name as Mr V. “It is so bad, we don’t have any water to drink.”
More than 20 people have also died in the village, which lies in the Pamppegne National Park.
A second eruption, which has been raging since Thursday, is now on course to make the volcano even bigger and more destructive.
It is expected to be the deadliest eruption in history.
More than 500,000 people have lost their lives and the vast majority have been from PNG.
The latest eruption is one of the deadliest in the region, with more than 3,000 buildings destroyed.
More to come.