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25 dead as Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts

  • 8:37 EST

     At least 25 people have been killed and more than hundred injured after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday for the second time in this year. As per reports, this eruption is considered as the biggest since 1974. Residents were covered in ash as they tried to escape from the billowing plumes. A national emergency response has been launched by President Jimmy Morales and people have been evacuated from the danger zone. The explosion has reportedly affected the lives of 1.7 million people. Meanwhile, Morales has declared three days of national mourning.