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Italy: Volcanic eruption on Stromboli island spews ash and smoke into sky00:52

Italy: Volcanic eruption on Stromboli island spews ash and smoke into sky

Italy, Panarea
August 28, 2019 at 17:05 GMT +00:00 · Published

Italy's Stromboli volcano erupted sending plumes of smoke and ash high into the sky on Wednesday, in footage filmed from the port of the nearby island of Panarea.

The island, which has around 500 residents and is one of a chain just north of Sicily, is popular amongst tourists despite it housing one of the world's most active volcanoes.

An eruption last month, on July 4, resulted in the death of an Italian tourist who was hit by falling rocks while out hiking.

Standing at 924 metres (3,031 feet) high, Stromboli is one of Italy's three active volcanos.

Italy: Volcanic eruption on Stromboli island spews ash and smoke into sky00:52
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Italy's Stromboli volcano erupted sending plumes of smoke and ash high into the sky on Wednesday, in footage filmed from the port of the nearby island of Panarea.

The island, which has around 500 residents and is one of a chain just north of Sicily, is popular amongst tourists despite it housing one of the world's most active volcanoes.

An eruption last month, on July 4, resulted in the death of an Italian tourist who was hit by falling rocks while out hiking.

Standing at 924 metres (3,031 feet) high, Stromboli is one of Italy's three active volcanos.

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