Tuesday 22 Jan, 2019

A major volcano blast in Guatemala killed 25 people

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Guatemala City: At least 25 killed in a volcano blast in Guatemala. Twenty-two people were injured in the incident. The Fugo volcanic mountain exploded. The incident took place near the La Arora airport in the capital. The airport shutdown followed to the mishap.

After the fire erupted, the ash from the mountain goes down in houses and other buildings and affected the lives of people. The people were afraid that they could not go out of the house because of volcanic eruption. The ashes reached up to seven municipalities, authorities said. Traffic jams have been reported as part of the disaster.

Several people were found missing after the blast. More than 2,000 people have been evacuated from neighboring areas.

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