Guatemala volcano: Heart-wrenching pictures emerge as 73 die, over 200 missing

At least 73 people and over 200 people are missing since Guatemala's Fuego volcano began erupting over the weekend. The death toll is expected to go up. 

Jun 06, 2018, 08:47 AM IST

At least 73 people and over 200 people are missing since Guatemala's Fuego volcano began erupting over the weekend. The death toll is expected to go up. 

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A view of an area affected by eruption from Fuego volcano in the community of San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla (Reuters photo)

A view of an area affected by eruption from Fuego volcano in the community of San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla (Reuters photo)

 

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A police officer stumbles while running away from a new pyroclastic flow spewed by the Fuego volcano in the community of San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla (Reuters photo)

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Residents carry a body recovered near the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018. (PTI photo)

 

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Escuintla: A firefighter carries the body of a child recovered near the Volcan de Fuego, which means in Spanish Volcano of Fire, in Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018. (AP/PTI photo)

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Fuego volcano is pictured after it erupted violently, in San Juan Alotenango (Reuters photo)

Fuego volcano is pictured after it erupted violently, in San Juan Alotenango (Reuters photo)

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A pyroclastic flow spew by the Fuego volcano is seen from the community of San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla (Reuters photo)

A pyroclastic flow spew by the Fuego volcano is seen from the community of San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla (Reuters photo)

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Firefighters tour an area affected by the eruption of the Fuego volcano as they look for bodies or survivors in the community of San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla (Reuters photo)

Firefighters tour an area affected by the eruption of the Fuego volcano as they look for bodies or survivors in the community of San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla (Reuters photo)

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Lava illuminates the sky above Leilani Estates (Reuters photo)

Lava illuminates the sky above Leilani Estates (Reuters photo)

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Displaced people walk along a road from an area affected by the eruption of Fuego volcano in Escuintla, Guatemala (Reuters photo)

Displaced people walk along a road from an area affected by the eruption of Fuego volcano in Escuintla, Guatemala (Reuters photo)

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People mourn over the coffin of their loved one, who died during the eruption of the Fuego volcano, during a wake at a plaza in Alotenango (Reuters)

People mourn over the coffin of their loved one, who died during the eruption of the Fuego volcano, during a wake at a plaza in Alotenango (Reuters)

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Mourners take part in the funeral of seven victims who died during the eruption of the Fuego volcano in Alotenango (Reuters photo)

Mourners take part in the funeral of seven victims who died during the eruption of the Fuego volcano in Alotenango (Reuters photo)

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