Close call, team.
A BBC television crew, and some tourists, are fortunate to only walk away with minor injuries after a volcano eruption on Mount Etna in Italy on Thursday.
Frightening footage released by the volcano-monitoring crew shows just how dramatic the encounter was.
They were reportedly near the volcano’s crater, where a first eruption that “didn’t seem too bad,” the broadcaster’s global science correspondent, Rebecca Morelle, told the BBC.
The second one threw up boiling rocks of magma, leaving people running for the safety of a nearby snowmobile, as billows of steam obstructed their vision. Read more…