Lone woman digs for family lost under Guatemalan volcanic rubble

Eufemia Garcia, 48, who lost 50 members of her family during the eruption of the Fuego volcano, prays with members of the evangelical church while searching for her family in San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla, Guatemala, June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (Reuters) – Eleven days after the Fuego volcano rained down on the Guatemalan village of San Miguel Los Lotes, a backhoe ripped the roof off one of the homes buried by ash, revealing a corpse in the still-hot dust. “It’s my sister Lola,” said Eufemia Garcia Ixpata, a 48-year-old fruit […]

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