Iceland shields power plant from risk of eruption

Updated November 14 2023 - 9:45pm, first published 9:40pm
Authorities moved almost 4000 from the fishing town of Grindavik amid fears of an eruption. (AP PHOTO)
Authorities moved almost 4000 from the fishing town of Grindavik amid fears of an eruption. (AP PHOTO)

Icelandic authorities are preparing to build defence walls around a geothermal power plant in the southwestern part of the country that they hope will protect it from lava flows amid concerns of an imminent volcanic eruption.

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