Video: BBC journalists, tourists run for their lives as Mount Etna volcano erupts 

March 17, 2017, 4:59 pm
 Video: BBC journalists, tourists run for their lives as Mount Etna volcano erupts 
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 Video: BBC journalists, tourists run for their lives as Mount Etna volcano erupts 

Video: BBC journalists, tourists run for their lives as Mount Etna volcano erupts 

Mount Etna, which is often called as Europe's most-active volcano erupted on Thursday injuring at least ten visitors including journalists.

Videos of the sudden explosion on Mount Etna has gone viral on social media.

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It was captured by a BBC news crew who reached the spot to have a better look at the volcano.

Rebecca Morelle, the BBC's global science reporter took to the twitter to share images and videos of the eruption.

She also said that theirs' was a "very lucky escape."

Mount Etna situated on the Italian island of Sicily is one of the major destination of tourists with a passion for adventures.

Morelle said that a volcanologist who was present at the spot told her that it was the most dangerous of such kinds she witnessed in her 30-year-career.

Morelle also posted a photo of her cameraperson Rachel Price holding up a thick winter jacket damaged in the volcano eruption.