Stromboli blows stack pushing tourists into the sea

Lapilli set cane breaks ablaze

(ANSA) - Stromboli, July 3 - Stromboli was hit by a set of violent eruptions Wednesday spurring beach tourists to take to the sea.
    Two new lava spouts are creeping down the volcano on the famed island.
    The volcano is also shooting out red-hot rocks called lapilli which are setting fore to cane breaks, local sources said.
    "A huge column of dense black smoke is coming out of the crater," an eye witness said.
   

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