Six Killed As Guatemalan Volcano Erupts

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Web Desk (June 04, 2018): At least six people were killed when Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted Sunday, belching ash and rock and forcing the airport to close.

The strong eruption was the second major one this year. The dead were from farming communities just south of the volcano who were trapped by hot lava flow, National Disaster Relief Agency spokesman David de Leon told reporters.Another 20 people have been injured, and more than 2,000 evacuated near the volcano and several cities, including Antigua. The Spanish colonial-era city is Guatemala´s top tourist attraction.Farmers covered in ash fled for their lives as civil defense staffers tried to relocate them to shelters during the event.

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Originally Posted on Abbtak Tv

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