Video shows hot rocks showering the snowy area as people run for cover.
The stunning display, which began on Monday, could last anywhere from days to weeks.
"Dirty thunderstorm" broke out as the volcano exploded into life for first time in two years.
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Despite the surreal visuals, the eruption on the 24th caused no evacuations and no serious damage has been reported. Etna’s
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Mount Etna, as seen on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Carmelo Imbesi) In this photo taken on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013
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Europe's tallest active volcano Mount Etna erupted for the first time this year. On Wednesday night, the volcano released