Second DR Congo volcanic eruption a ‘false alarm’: Government

DR Congo’s government said Saturday that the eruption of the second volcano in the country’s east that been announced hours earlier was a “false alarm” after a plane did not spot any activity.

“False alarm on Nyamuragira. A plane has just flown over the entire area on the sides of this volcano.

No eruption was observed,” the communications ministry said in a statement. It had earlier announced a “low intensity” eruption on the side of Mount Nyamuragira, near Mount Nyiragongo which erupted a week ago causing devastation and forcing mass evacuations.

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