A BBC camera crew captured the exact moment Mount Etna exploded, as they filmed at Etna’s summit on the island of Sicily.
As the volcano spewed out rocks and magma the BBC crew and tourists visiting the site ran for cover.
Back at hotel now after Etna explosion. Here's
NewsCamerawoman</a> with the massive hole a lump of rock burnt through her coat. <a href="https://t.co/GVSyj3Sa9A">pic.twitter.com/GVSyj3Sa9A</a></p>— Rebecca Morelle (BBCMorelle) March 16, 2017
Ten people suffered injuries as a result of the eruption.