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Volcano erupts near Eyjafjallajokull in south Iceland

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An Icelandic volcano, dormant for 200 years, has erupted, ripping a 1km-long fissure in a field of ice.

The eruption near Eyjafjallajokull glacier sent lava one hundred metres high.

Jane-Frances Kelly reports.

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