Guatemala volcano eruption update LIVE: Fuego EXPLOSION kills 62 - 2 MILLION affected
Sixty-two people are dead and 300 are injured after the Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupted spewing ash and molten rock thousands of feet into the air and blanketing villages with lava.The volcano, which lies about 27 miles from Guatemala City, erupted just before midday local time on Sunday and lava attacked villages and roads by 4pm.
The army have said they have evacuated more than 3,000 people from around the volcano and pictures have emerged of soldiers carrying children covered in ash from their homes.
The Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has declared a state of emergency in the states of Chimaltenango, Sacatepequez and Escuintla.
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