Two hikers die on erupting volcano on France's Reunion island

Two hikers die on erupting volcano on France's Reunion island

The Straits Times - World·2021-04-23 06:07

SAINT-DENIS DE LA REUNION (AFP) - Two young hikers were found dead on Thursday (April 22) on the erupting volcano of Piton de la Fournaise on France's Indian Ocean territory of Le Reunion, police said.

The hikers, both in their 20s, had set out on a walking trip on the volcano in the south-east of the island, but were found dead in the volcano's main caldera, the hollow formed after magma erupts, a statement said.

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