Sudden volcanic eruption on the island of Stromboli, Italy caused a climber’s death on Wednesday while tourists fled to the sea.
The volcano was known to be active but last night had two strong eruptions.
“Unfortunately a man died, there are some tourists injured but nothing serious,” Calogero Foti’s emergency officer told local Italian television station.
The AGI news agency reported that the 35-year-old man was from Messina a harbor city in northeast Sicily and was climbing with a Brazilian friend who was found to be dehydrated and in a state of shock.
They run below the 400 meter level at set altitude limits to require a direction.
A naval ship has been sent to an area of 12 square kilometers, possibly a massive transfer with 70 residents and tourists.
The Italian Institute of Earthquakes (INGV) said there were two major eruptions in the south-central region of volcanic crater on Wednesday, one of the largest eruption ever recorded in the archipelago.
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