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Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 | Last Update : 05:25 PM IST
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A volcano erupted in central Japan on Saturday, catching mountain climbers by surprise and trapping more than 250 people. At least 11 people were injured, including seven who were unconscious. (Photo: AP)
30th Sep, 2014
At least 36 people are known to have died in the eruption
Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo (left) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (Photo: AP)
29th Sep, 2014
Abe and Xi have not held a summit since Abe came to power in December 2012
Some 550 soldiers, police and firefighters took part in a major operation to reach those stranded on the volcano since it erupted into a sunny autumn sky during a busy weekend for tourists and hikers. (Photo: AFP)
29th Sep, 2014
Sudden volcanic eruptions extremely rare, impossible to take precaution
A group of climbers filmed themselves running for their lives after being caught on a volcano when it unexpectedly erupted. (Picture: Youtube Grab)
28th Sep, 2014
More than 40 people were injured, several with broken bones
A man buys cigarette at a shop during a power outage in Mumbai (Photo: AP/File)
28th Sep, 2014
India's 20 nuclear plants currently account for less than two percent of its power capacity
Firefighters and members of the Japan Self-Defense Forces carry a person rescued near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan (Photo: AP)
28th Sep, 2014
Columns of thick white steam were rising from the 3,067-metre Mount Ontake
A group of climbers filmed themselves running for their lives after being caught on a volcano when it unexpectedly erupted. (Picture: Youtube Grab)
27th Sep, 2014
A video footage showed the mountain sending thick, grey smoke into the air

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