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Deaths by eruption of volcano Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY – In Guatemala are certainly twenty-five people dead or missing hit by a volcanic eruption. Hundreds more people were injured, notify the authorities. It is the second time this year that the Volcán de Fuego eruption came.

The volcano spewed Sunday kilometershoge cloud of ash and smoke. Also lava flowed down and threatened a village. More than three thousand people from the area fled and the international airport of Guatemala was closed. In the nearby villages of San Pedro Yepocapa and Sangre de Cristo were houses and cars buried under the ashes.

According to the ministry of Health are multiple people with burns in the hospital. Among the victims are also children. President Jimmy Morales called on the inhabitants to the safety instructions to follow. He thanked, among more neighboring Mexico for the offered help.

Volcán de Fuego, the Vuurvulkaan, fifty kilometers southwest of the capital Guatemala City is located, is known as the most active on the American continent. Also in the capital came as. According to the disaster agency in the country, this is the heaviest outbreak in the last four decades.

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