Energy vuurvulkaan takes off, danger remains

GUATEMALA CITY – The director of the Guatemalan Institute for Volcanology assumes that the energy of the Sunday erupted Volcán de Fuego will continue to decrease, but the danger is for the residents not departed. “He is in general still more active than normal. There may still be very hot gases are emitted,” warned Eddy Sánchez.

The Volcán de Fuego.

The emergency services go on unabated with the search for victims and get slowly a picture of the scale of the disaster. Firefighters have in the houses on the flanks of the mountain whole families, found that the lives by the violent eruption of Sunday.

The death toll so far is 65, but will probably go up. In the hospitals fighting doctors for the lives of hundreds of wounded, of whom several third degree burns.

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