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Volcano of Fire in Guatemala leaves behind ashes, survivors and dead

AP

Published : Jun 7, 2018, 5:02 pm IST
Updated : Jul 15, 2019, 7:02 pm IST
Fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala killed scores as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred.
Fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala killed scores as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred.
The Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, spews hot molten rock from its crater in Alotenango, Guatemala.
The Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, spews hot molten rock from its crater in Alotenango, Guatemala.
The body of a victim lies entangled with felled trees blanketed by heavy ash spewed by the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala.
The body of a victim lies entangled with felled trees blanketed by heavy ash spewed by the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala.
The body of a victim is covered in volcanic ash spewed by the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018.
The body of a victim is covered in volcanic ash spewed by the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018.
Firefighters carry a body recovered near the Volcan de Fuego.
Firefighters carry a body recovered near the Volcan de Fuego.
A resident cradles his dog after rescuing him near the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018. A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural communities, killing dozens as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash.
A resident cradles his dog after rescuing him near the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018. A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural communities, killing dozens as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash.
A dead cow lays in the disaster zone near the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala killed scores as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash.
A dead cow lays in the disaster zone near the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala killed scores as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash.
A resident cries after she was safely evacuated from her home near the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018.
A resident cries after she was safely evacuated from her home near the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018.
Boris Rodriguez, 24, who is searching for his wife, cries after seeing the condition of his neighborhood, destroyed by the erupting Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala.
Boris Rodriguez, 24, who is searching for his wife, cries after seeing the condition of his neighborhood, destroyed by the erupting Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala.

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