After Volcano Quiets, Philippine Officials At Odds Over Residents’ Return

A group of fishermen aboard a boat going to Taal volcano island to rescue their horses and other livestock in Talisay, Batangas, on Sunday.

The vice mayor of a town located near Taal volcano, which began spewing ash and steam last week, has urged people to defy warnings from authorities and to “come back and clean up.”

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