Mount Etna Erupts, Spews Column of Ash

World | March 18, 2012, Sunday // 17:47
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Italy's Mount Etna manifested a new spate of activity, spewing a column of black smoke and ash 6-7 km up into the sky.

This is the fourth activity phase for Etna since the start of the year. The volcano was active via its new south-east crater.

At present the aiport in nearby Italian city of Catania is operative, but if needed flights will be cancelled, reports ANSA.

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