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Volcano erupts in Indonesia; worshippers climb towards crater to make offerings

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Worshippers ascend towards the crater of Mount Bromo in East Java, Indonesia on Jan. 28. The worshippers gave offerings to the god of the mountain as the volcano continued erupting, praying for the safety of local people.

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A worshipper descends from the crater of Mount Bromo on Jan. 28.

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Worshippers climb down from the crater of Mount Bromo on Jan. 28.

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Worshippers descend from the crater of Mount Bromo on Jan. 28.

I've never heard of people walking towards an erupting volcano before.