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The death toll in the wake of a volcano eruption in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 20 after five people were found dead due to toxic fumes. Radio France Internationale reports that strong aftershocks continued to hit Goma, a city of 1.5 million people, after Mount Nyiragongo erupted on Saturday.

RFI reports that those whose homes were not destroyed by lava have returned, after some 30,000 people fled the eruption. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) estimates some 900 homes were affected by the volcano. The evaluation is to continue but the ICRC is concerned about unaccompanied children. One facility is currently hosting some 60 children who have lost track of their relatives.

Source:allafrica.com