March 2, 2017 11:00 IST

Mount Etna erupts for the first time this year

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Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's tallest and most active volcano, spews lava as it erupts on the southern island of Sicily, Italy February 28, 2017. Picture taken February 28, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's tallest and most active volcano, spews lava as it erupts on the southern island of Sicily, Italy February 28, 2017. Picture taken February 28, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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A tourist stands in front of Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's tallest and most active volcano, as it spews lava during an eruption on the southern island of Sicily, Italy February 28, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Volcano guide stands in front of lava pouring from Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's tallest and most active volcano, during an eruption on the southern island of Sicily, Italy February 28, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Pouring lava in seen during Italy's Mount Etna eruption, Europe's tallest and most active volcano, on the southern island of Sicily, Italy February 28, 2017. Credit: Reuters