Explosions from Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano, sent lava rocks flying into the air and left orange streams oozing down the slopes.
Etna is the largest of Italy's three active volcanoes which also include Stromboli, on the Sicilian island of the same name, and Mt Vesuvius near Naples.
A huge plume of smoke continued to rise from Mount Etna on Wednesday (December 26) after an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 hit an area north of Catania, damaging buildings and injuring about 30 people.
An earthquake triggered by Italy's Mount Etna volcano jolted eastern Sicily, slightly injuring 10 people and prompting frightened Italian villagers to flee their homes
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Ten people have been injured by a volcano blast at Mount Etna, as magma flowing into snow caused a violent eruption, sending rocks flying through the air.
Sicily’s Mount Etna continued erupting on Wednesday with fountains of lava producing a spectacular show.
Giant orange fountains of lava have spewed into the air over Sicily overnight as Mount Etna surged into life. Streams of orange lava are flowing down the sides of the mountain, which is Europe's large
Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, has been at it again, spewing red torrents of lava into the sky and sporadic activity continued on Thursday.
Stunning pictures show dawn breaking over Mount Etna, the world’s most active volcano.
For several days in Sicily, the volcanic activity of Mount Etna has been intense. Large lava fountains and an eruption column several kilometers high