in Sicily, the Etna volcano blocks air flights

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Flights serving the eastern Sicilian city of Catania were halted after an eruption from nearby Mount Etna, local authorities said, bringing fresh travel troubles to the crisis-plagued Italian airport. The 11,000 foot high volcano burst into action overnight on August 13 firing lava and ash high over the Mediterranean island. The lava flow subsided before dawn, but ash was


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