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Bali braces for Mount Agung 'major' eruption

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Bali braces for Mount Agung 'major' eruption

Bali braces for Mount Agung 'major' eruption
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As towers of choking smoke and thick ash billow into Bali's air the race is on to evacuate 100 thousand people.

Now fearing a massive eruption from Mount Agung.

Indonesia issuing its highest warning, as the Volcano threatens to blow.

Bali's aiport is shut down, as ash shoots 2 miles into the air and hot gases rise from the mouth of the pulsating volcano.

59 thousand air travelers grounded.

The last time Mount Agung erupted - in 1963 - at least 1100 were killed unable to escape the cascading debris.

Miguel Almaguer. NBC News.