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Mount Etna volcano blast injures 10 people


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Mount Etna volcano blast injures 10 people

Friday morning and one of Mother Nature’s most spectacular sights.

Europe’s most active volcano, Mount Etna, has been at it again, spewing red torrents of lava into the sky.

Emergency services said ten people were injured in an eruption on Thursday when lava flowing into snow caused a violent explosion. It sent stones and rocks flying into the air.

Six people were taken to hospital but none were in a serious condition.

Amongst those hurt were members of a television crew filming for the BBC.


Etna can burst into action several times a year. After a quiet couple of years, it burst into action in February, with repeated explosive eruptions. The last major eruption was in 1992.

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