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Guatemala Volcano Erupts, Leaves Dozens Dead

Fuego, one of Central America's most active volcanoes, erupted on June 3, 2018.

At least 60 people have died and dozens were injured after Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday. Thousands of residents around Guatemala City have been evacuated, as search and rescue efforts continue in the region now covered in volcanic rock and ash. Officials have warned there could be more eruptions, and have urged residents to be on alert for potential mudslides. Here, scenes from the devastated area.

The erupting Fuego Volcano — one of Central America&#39;s most active — is seen from Alotenango (about 25 miles southwest of Guatemala City) on June 3, 2018. Sunday&#39;s eruption was the region&#39;s most dramatic in <a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-44350974"target="_blank">decades</a>, with ash clouds reaching almost four miles high. ORLANDO ESTRADA/AFP/Getty Images The erupting Fuego Volcano — one of Central America's most active — is seen from Alotenango (about 25 miles southwest of Guatemala City) on June 3, 2018. Sunday's eruption was the region's most dramatic in decades, with ash clouds reaching almost four miles high.
The foot of a young victim, seen in the village of San Miguel Los Lotes. JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images The foot of a young victim, seen in the village of San Miguel Los Lotes.
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Residents flee El Rodeo village. NOE PEREZ/AFP/Getty Images Residents flee El Rodeo village.
A victim lies covered in ash. JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images A victim lies covered in ash.
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Volcanic ash covers a street and historic building in Antigua, Guatemala. ORLANDO ESTRADA/AFP/Getty Images Volcanic ash covers a street and historic building in Antigua, Guatemala. Motorcycles are covered in a layer of volcanic ash. ORLANDO ESTRADA/AFP/Getty Images Motorcycles are covered in a layer of volcanic ash. People flee El Rodeo village following Sunday&#39;s eruption. NOE PEREZ/AFP/Getty Images People flee El Rodeo village following Sunday's eruption. A street in Guatemala covered in volcanic ash. ORLANDO ESTRADA/AFP/Getty Images A street in Guatemala covered in volcanic ash. Police officers and soldiers aid in search and rescue efforts in El Rodeo village. NOE PEREZ/AFP/Getty Images Police officers and soldiers aid in search and rescue efforts in El Rodeo village. Police officers carry a wounded man to safety in El Rodeo village. NOE PEREZ/AFP/Getty Images Police officers carry a wounded man to safety in El Rodeo village. Rescuers search for victims in San Miguel Los Lotes. Rescuers search for victims in San Miguel Los Lotes. Police officers stand at their post in Alotenango municipality as the Fuego Volcano erupts. ORLANDO ESTRADA/AFP/Getty Images Police officers stand at their post in Alotenango municipality as the Fuego Volcano erupts. A volunteer firefighter carries a child in El Rodeo village. NOE PEREZ/AFP/Getty Images A volunteer firefighter carries a child in El Rodeo village. A policeman carries an elderly resident to safety in Alotenango on June 3, 2018. ORLANDO ESTRADA/AFP/Getty Images A policeman carries an elderly resident to safety in Alotenango on June 3, 2018. A police officer looks at bodies at a morgue in Alotenango. Sunday&#39;s eruption marks Guatemala&#39;s deadliest eruption <a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-44350974"target="_blank">since 1902</a> when the Santa Maria volcano killed thousands of people. ORLANDO ESTRADA/AFP/Getty Images A police officer looks at bodies at a morgue in Alotenango. Sunday's eruption marks Guatemala's deadliest eruption since 1902 when the Santa Maria volcano killed thousands of people. Colleagues comfort a volunteer firefighter leaving El Rodeo village on June 3, 2018. ORLANDO ESTRADA/AFP/Getty Images Colleagues comfort a volunteer firefighter leaving El Rodeo village on June 3, 2018. Residents of several communities found safety in a temporary shelter in Escuintla, about 20 miles south of Guatemala City. JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images Residents of several communities found safety in a temporary shelter in Escuintla, about 20 miles south of Guatemala City. A man looks at the Fuego Volcano in eruption from afar. ORLANDO ESTRADA/AFP/Getty Images A man looks at the Fuego Volcano in eruption from afar.



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