Unnerved by daily tremors, and uncertain about the exact danger zone, more than half of those who fled could have stayed

More than half the 140,000 Balinese who have fled to shelters from a rumbling volcano had no need to evacuate and should return home, Indonesian authorities have said.

Unnerved by daily tremors, and uncertain about the exact border of the danger zone – between 9-12km from the summit of Mt Agung – tens of thousands more than necessary have fled.

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