Volcano erupts in Iceland, hundreds evacuated
The Associated Press March 21, 2010, 5:30AM ET
By GUDJON HELGASON
Authorities evacuated hundreds of people after a volcano erupted beside a glacier in southern Iceland, Iceland's civil protection agency said Sunday.
The eruption occurred around 11:30 p.m. Saturday (1930 EDT) beside the Eyjafjallajokull glacier, the fifth largest in Iceland. No damage or injuries were immediately reported.