Mount Etna Erupts In Sicily

by Jessica Montevago


Europe’s tallest active volcano, Mount Etna, erupted Thursday in Sicily, injuring 10 people.

A crew from the BBC was filming the volcano at the time of the explosion, and, along with other visitors, dove for cover from burning rocks. BBC reporter Rebecca Morrelle said on Twitter, "Bbc team all ok - some cuts/bruises and burns,” but “many injured - some head injuries, burns, cuts and bruises. Volcanologist said most dangerous incident experience in his 30 year career.” Morrelle said the rescue teams and guides helped get everyone down the mountain to safety.  

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