Guatemala volcano in pictures

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The Fuego volcano, about 40km (25 miles) south-west of Guatemala's capital, erupted on 3 June, killing at least 25 people.

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Emergency services worked through the night after lava flows hit El Rodeo and other towns on the slopes of Fuego.

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It was Guatemala's deadliest volcanic eruption for more than a century. President Jimmy Morales declared three days of national mourning.

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A mix of red-hot rock and gas, known as a pyroclastic flow, plunged down the mountainside and engulfed villages.

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Unlike slow-moving lava, which people may be able to escape from on foot, pyroclastic flows can reach extremely high speeds.

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Fast-moving flows hit villages, killing people inside their homes. Hundreds were injured and many are missing.

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Volcanic ash rose many kilometres into the sky, and fell as far away as the capital, Guatemala City.

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Residents have been told to wear masks as protection in four regions. A total of 1.7 million people were affected by the eruption.

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Temporary shelters have been set up for survivors, including the one below in the city of Escuintla, south of Guatemala City.

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The military has provided assistance, clearing volcanic ash from the runway at Guatemala City's La Aurora airport.

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Another eruption in February this year sent ash 1.7km (1.1 mile) into the sky, but Sunday's event was on a much greater scale.

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More eruptions from the Fuego volcano are feared.

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