10 injured in italy quakes as Mt. Etna erupts

10 injured in italy quakes as Mt. Etna erupts

Mount Etna erupted. (REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello )

By Senhan Bolelli

Madrid,(Antara/Anadolu-OANA) - At least 10 people were slightly injured after a volcanic eruption triggered earthquakes in southern Italy, Italian news agency reported on Wednesday.

The Catania city of Sicily, a Mediterranean island, was hit by a magnitude 4.8 earthquake on early Wednesday, ANSA reported citing local officials.

Some old buildings were damaged due to the quake and some parts of A8 highway between Catania and Messina were closed to traffic due to the damage, the news agency added.

(U.C003)

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