Hundreds flee as volcano erupts on Cape Verde islands

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By Euronews
Hundreds flee as volcano erupts on Cape Verde islands

<p>A volcano has erupted on the Cape Verde islands forcing hundreds of residents to flee their homes and the local airport to close. </p> <p>It is the first time the volcano on the island of Fogo has erupted since 1995. </p> <p>The archipelago lies around 600km off the west coast of Africa.</p>