Mount Etna erupted on the Italian island of Sicily on the night of August 9.
The European Pravda reports this with reference to Rai News.
The eruption started at about 1:40 am and ended at 5:00 am. It was accompanied by loud roars and lava flows.
The volcanic eruption led to a magnitude 4.5 earthquake.
The streets of the city of Zafferana-Etnea next to the volcano were covered with volcanic ash.
Earlier it was reported that in Greece the suburbs of Athens were evacuated due to a fire.
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