Guatemala volcano: Several dead as Fuego volcano erupts

Seven people are reported killed and Guatemala City airport closes after Fuego spews ash and smoke.

Seven people have been killed and nearly 300 injured after Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted, officials say.

The volcano, about 40km (25 miles) south-west of the capital Guatemala City, has been spewing black smoke and ash into the sky.

Flows of lava have reportedly struck at least one village, causing deaths and injuries. People have been evacuated from several areas and the capital’s La Aurora airport has closed.

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