KAGOSHIMA (Kyodo) An annual evacuation drill involving fire, police and military personnel was held Tuesday in Sakurajima, Kagoshima Prefecture, which has seen a recent rise in volcanic activity.

The volcano had a record 548 minor eruptions last year, putting residents on high alert.

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