The blast is what's known as a phreatomagmatic eruption caused by extremely hot lava hitting much colder snow.
Amongst those hurt were members of a television crew filming for the BBC.
On Twitter, the BBC's Morelle said: "Caught up in incident at Mount Etna - BBC crew & tourists caught up in huge explosion - caused injuries and evacuation from scene". Loud bangs are heard and a piece of debris lands in the snow right next to Price as people begin to scream and scramble for safety from the super-heated rocks and steam raining down on them.
"Many injured - some head injuries, burns, cuts and bruises".
A volcanologist accompanying Morelle described the incident as the most unsafe in his 30-year career.
BBC shared the footage from their journalists on Etna - all of whom are safe and suffering from only minor injuries - in the clip below.
Tourists, journalists and scientists hoping for a better look at Europe's most-active volcano were in for a shock as it suddenly erupted on Thursday.
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