Another 192 missing after volcano eruption in Guatemala

After the volcano erupted Sunday in the southwest of Guatemala are 192 people missing. That has Sergio Cabañas, director of the rampenbestrijdingsagentschap Conred, Tuesday said. The death toll has been revised to 73.

‘We now have information about the names and the villages where persons missing in action are stated and we also have a number of: 192 persons are missing, ” says Cabañas.

The 3.763 meter high Volcán de Fuego erupted on Sunday. The volcano is located in the Sierra Madre, more than 40 kilometres from Guatemala City. President Jimmy Morales announced the state of emergency to speed assistance in the disaster area.

Tuesday, reported local media that a new eruption. This was again seven villages on the southern flank to be evacuated. Lava flows draw again a track of reported disaster agency Conred.

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