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Volcanic eruption in DR Congo leaves many homeless

Mount Nyiragongo erupted on Saturday, but stopped short of Goma, a city of two million just south of the volcano.

Volcanic eruption in DR Congo leaves many homeless

Volcanic eruption in DR Congo leaves many homeless photo credit: BBC

Residents in the Democratic Republic of Congo have returned to destroyed houses after a large volcano erupted, with many searching for their missing loved ones.

Mount Nyiragongo

Mount Nyiragongo erupted on Saturday, but stopped short of Goma, a city of two million just south of the volcano.

At least 15 deaths were confirmed but the number is likely to rise as officials continue their search. According to UNICEF, more than 170 children are feared to be missing and 150 others have been separated from their families.

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