PHOTOS: Chile Volcano Hurts Animals, Farms

PHOTOS: Chile Volcano Hurts Animals, Farms
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A worker directs cattle on an ash-covered road in Futaleufz, Chile, on May 8, 2008.

Continued explosions from the Chaitén volcano since May 2, 2008 have prompted the government to evacuate everyone in a 30-mile (50-kilometer) radius of the mountain.

On Thursday officials forcibly removed 130 holdouts, mostly farmers, who had refused to leave their livestock, the Associated Press reported.

The devastating event may be only the beginning of a long period of activity from Chaitén, one expert said.

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