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Indonesian sulfur miners make offering at volcano to protect against disaster

Indonesian sulfur miners make offering at volcano to protect against disaster

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The ritual is performed by the sulfur miners of Mount Ijen who slaughter a goat and then bury the head in the crater of the volcano in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The sacrifice is performed to ward off potential disasters for the next year. WARNING: Some graphic images are included in this gallery.

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