Hawaii volcano: Explosion sends lava bomb hurtling through roof of boat, injuring 22 tourists

A flying lava bomb has crashed through the roof of a tour boat in Hawaii, injuring at least 22 people.Authorities say a chunk of molten rock the size of a basketball was hurtled into the boat as it went on a lava tour off the coast of the Big Island.

Lava bomb blasts hole in tour boat roofPassengers on another nearby tour boat captured the explosion and can be heard gasping and calling out “wow” and “this is the big show” as the eruption happened.”Lightning in the plume this morning. Unbelievable! The ocean entry is raging this morning,” witness Ikaika Marzo wrote on Facebook…

Source: Hawaii volcano: Explosion sends lava bomb hurtling through roof of boat, injuring tourists – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)