'El Popo' triggers volcanic alert outside Mexico City

One of Mexico most active volcanoes erupted in a dramatic nighttime show. he mountain is officially called Popocatepetl, but commonly referred to as El Popo. On Monday night it shot huge clouds of smoke and ash into the sky. Witnesses say the columns rose some 2000 feet above the crater. Mexican Civil Defense issued a volcanic alert, warning people to stay away more

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