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Mt. Etna Stops Spewing Lava

December 26, 1985|Associated Press

CATANIA, Sicily — Lava stopped spewing today from Mt. Etna, but security forces remained on alert as earthquakes continued around Europe's most active volcano, officials said.

After a team of scientists inspected Mt. Etna by helicopter, the Civil Defense Ministry released a statement saying that lava had stopped pouring down the southeast side of the volcano early today. (Eruption story on Page 5.)

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