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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1. Kingda Ka, Six Flags Great Adventure (456 ft.): Jackson, New Jersey

2. Top Thrill Dragster, Cedar Point (420 ft.): Sandusky, Ohio

3. Superman, Six Flags Magic Mountain (415 ft.): Valencia, California

4. Fury 325, Carowinds (325 ft.): Charlotte, North Carolina and Fort Mill, South Carolina

5. Millennium Force, Cedar Point (310 ft.): Sandusky, Ohio

Source: Today

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