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Three Indonesian airports reopen after volcano eruption

Three Indonesian airports reopened yesterday while four others remained closed, officials said.

This comes after Mount Kelud erupted on Thursday night, killing four people and forcing mass evacuations.

"The airport in Malang city in East Java province, and Cilacap and Semarang cities in Central Java province have reopened. There's no problem flying there now," Transport Ministry spokesman Bambang Ervan said.

He said airports in Bandung and Surabaya are expected to reopen today, while the one in Solo may reopen tomorrow. Yogyakarta airport will reopen on Tuesday. - AFP.