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Philippine volcano spews rocks, killing 5 climbers

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) - At least five climbers are dead after one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday, spewing huge rocks and ash.

Officials say it was the volcano's first eruption in three years. 

More than a dozen other climbers were trapped near the crater. Rescue teams and helicopters were sent in to bring out the dead.

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