guatemala city - Guatemala stops searching for victims in the area most affected by the eruption of the Volcán de Fuego. The emergency response service Conred announced this in the local media after a meeting in the city of Escuintla.
'The search is definitely over in the villages of San Miguel Los Lotes and El Rodeo. The area is uninhabitable and the risk is very high ', was the statement. The eruption of the Fuego that started two weeks ago has killed at least 110 people. There are still 197 missing.
Members of the volunteer fire brigade have informed the municipality of Alotenango, east of the volcano, to continue looking for two missing colleagues. That is part of the clean-up work.